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Sep 19, 2013 - 13 September - Karwand Dam and Ajanta

Only a reasonably short drive today (3.5 hours) after our visit to the fort at Mandu, to reach our next bush camp at Karwand Dam. We had been promised a surprise and we jokingly said there must be a swimming pool - well, it wasn't quite a swimming pool, more a muddy pond but after a day of sightseeing and travelling in the heat and humidity, it looked like heaven to us! Our drive was again through rural areas surrounded by hills, and on these quiet roads we were able to open up the roof seats and take turns to sit up there and watch the...

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Feb 26, 2008 - Ajanta Cave Paintings

@@@@@@@ KAPOORS ON THE ROAD We made an early start, something we are not usually guilty of, because the Ajanta caves are much farther from Aurangabad than those at Ellora. It was wonderful to drive along the narrow country roads and see the surrounding landscape. This is something that we miss now that we have chosen to fly around India rather than travel by train. About an hour into our drive, our mobile phone rang. It felt so isolated this far from the city we were surprised to even have reception. We were even more surprised to find the...

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