For a fun-filled holiday and cultural immersion in India, consider visiting the town of Jodhpur over the more popular city of Mumbai, Delhi, Bangalore, or Kolkata. Jodhpur is home to a number of historic and natural treasurers including India’s biggest desert, rocky hills and extremely peaceful lakes. One of the better known lakes is Kaylana Lake, a man-made body of water that is located about 8 km to the west of the city.
This artificial lake was constructed by Pratap Singh, who was the prime minister of Jodhpur in 1872. Today, you can find the lake on Jaiselmer Road but back then, there were palaces and gardens in the area that were owned by two royalties. The palaces were taken [Read more…]