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What to see in Udaipur

What to see in Udaipur

In the middle of the lake Pichola, there is a beautiful white building. Ghats, walls of the palace, and temples surrounding it observe themselves on its surface. When you go through the city’s little streets you see pastel-colored walls decorated with murals depicting people and animals; like elephants, peacocks or tigers. Udaipur is calmer than most Rajasthani cities. Many claim that this is the most beautiful city in India; and definitely the most romantic. Some even call it the Venice…

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Interview with Jero, the TripAmigos guide from Bali

Interview with Jero, the TripAmigos guide from Bali

Jero works in Bali as a tour guide. As you see in the photos he likes people, gathers them around himself. It is one of the most important things about a tour guide. To be with people, always smiling and willing to help. That’s Jero! We were talking to Jero about his work, his views on a tour guide job and about his home, Bali. Bali is not only about beaches and temples. Bali is a beautiful, rich tradition, spiritual…

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Interview with Mardika, the TripAmigos guide from Bali

Interview with Mardika, the TripAmigos guide from Bali

A tour guide knows the place we came to as it’s his world. We are new there, often lost and unsure. We need someone whom we can trust, depend on, and who will get rid of our uncertainty. Guide’s job is often thought to be fascinating, but also demanding. It requires both knowledge and kindness. The guide is our host and he welcomes us into his world. Let’s get to know it! Today we talk to Mardika, the tour guide from Bali….

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What to see in Jodhpur

What to see in Jodhpur

  Above the city you can see a mountain and a fort called Mehrangarh. Beneath are small buildings, most painted blue. Jodhpur is one of a few places where the earth is up and sky below. On narrow blue streets walk women dressed in pink saris. A walk in Jodhpur is a real feast for the eyes. The answer to the question „Should I go to Jodhpur?” is a big yes. Why are walls of the buildings blue? There’re a…

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8 reasons to hire a private guide in Bali

8 reasons to hire a private guide in Bali

We arrived in Bali during the night. Our driver, who we had booked in advance, was waiting for us at the airport. The arrangements were made from our home via the internet two weeks before we left. The driver was the first Balinese person we’ve met. We spent our entire drive to Ubud, which took us 1 hour, talking about his country and listening to his stories about his family and everyday life. The next day, I woke up while…

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