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Maha Aarti Ritual

When evening falls in Pushkar, pilgrims gather at the Pushkar Lake and perform the Maha Aarti ritual.

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Pushkar

Pushkar is a city in the Indian state of Rajasthan. It is a pilgrimage site for Hindus and Sikhs with many temples.

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Meeting the Maharaja of Deogarh

The Maharaja of Deogarh gave us a privat tour through his beautiful Palace and also showed us his collection of vintage cars.

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Background actor in a Bollywood-Movie

I was a background actor in a Bollywood-Movie!

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Happy Diwali!

Diwali, the festival of lights, is an important Hindu festival.

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3-year anniversary of my trip around the world

Today, 3 years ago I swung onto my motorbike and set off on the biggest adventure of my life...

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Lake Badi

The artificial lake Badi serves Udaipur as a water reservoir. The view from the surrounding mountains is definitely worth a hike.

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Farewell to my friends

After we were stuck together in Udaipur for almost 2 months because of the Corona crisis, my 3 friends made their way home today.

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Thunderstorm in Udaipur

After almost a month of blue sky and always around 37°C in the shade, there was a really heavy thunderstorm today. What a spectacle and of course also a very welcome cooling down.

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Holi Festival in Jaisalmer

The Indian spring festival "Holi" is probably one of the oldest festivals in India. Originally, people sprinkled and sprayed each other with coloured water and coloured powder made of flowers, roots and herbs which were said to have healing effects.

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Taj Mahal

The poet Rabindranath Tagore once described the probably most beautiful building in the world in one of his poems as "a tear on the cheek of time".

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McLeod-Ganj

McLeod-Ganj is the official residence of the Dalai Lama and seat of the Tibetan government in exile, which is why it is often called "Little Lhasa".

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