Sky Watch Friday- That Evening in Udaipur

by Mridula on May 23, 2014

in Canon D550,India,Photography,Rajasthan,Sky Watch,Sunset

If you are keen on watching the sky you might notice that it puts on a special show only on a few days. The fact was specially prominent to me while I watched that special sunset at Udaipur.

Maybe as I am commuting most of the days at sunset I simply do not notice the drama on the weekdays. Whenever I have sat in peace at a sunset I have always liked it.On my recent trips two places stand out for sunsets, Maldives and Udaipur. So for today’s Sky Watch, Udaipur it is. At Maafushi, Maldives every evening was special. At Udaipur I had just one evening but the sky put such a drama!

Gates to Monsoon Palace, Udaipur

Monsoon Palace Complex, Udaipur

Have you ever noticed that if there are a bit of clouds in the sky the sunset usually is more spectacular? I have nothing against plain sky sunsets but when I saw the clouds around sunset time I let my hopes sore. Monsoon Palace is a beautiful place for watching sunsets. If you are in Udaipur do go there for sunset.

Sunset at Monsoon Palace, Udaipur

The Sunset Balcony, Monsoon Palace, Udaipur

There are two levels at the Monsoon palace. As I climbed the dimly lit stairways to the second level, my reward was a view of the balcony below along with the spectacular view. After a particular time the house keeper of the palace starts telling everyone to get out or they would get locked in. I remained long enough to hear that warning. Being locked in was not my idea of fun, not alone at any cost. I was also not sure if the resident ghosts use it for their affairs after everyone is gone!

Dushk, Udaipur, Rajasthan

As the Dusk Came, Udaipur

Finally the sun decided it has enough of the world and retired in a quiet corner. For me too it was time to head to the car park and go back to my hotel.

PS. This post is part of the awesome Skywatch Friday theme.

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{ 15 comments… read them below or add one }

rupam { xhobdo } May 27, 2014 at 4:09 pm

So beautiful shots


sindhoooo May 26, 2014 at 4:16 pm

fantastic shots! Sunrises and sunsets take us to a different world…


Bikram May 24, 2014 at 9:18 pm

I was saying wow wow wow at all the pictures … and the sky looks beautiful



abhijit May 24, 2014 at 11:10 am

Very pretty. You travel a lot. How do you manage?


Maniparna Sengupta Majumder May 24, 2014 at 2:51 am

Lovely…depicting the vastness of the sky…


Niranjan May 24, 2014 at 12:09 am

Nice shots, Mridula!


magiceye May 23, 2014 at 5:42 pm

Loved the 1st pic the best!!


Indrani May 23, 2014 at 4:23 pm

Great pics.

Trying to imagine myself locked in there. :)


dNambiar May 23, 2014 at 2:01 pm

Lovely. Really.


Lady Fi May 23, 2014 at 11:56 am

How very gorgeous!


Jim May 23, 2014 at 11:48 am

Beautiful shots


Photo Cache May 23, 2014 at 10:38 am

the sky here in my part of california today is like that of photo #1.


Deepa May 23, 2014 at 6:43 am

Beautiful photos of the sky :)


Rajesh May 23, 2014 at 6:39 am

First one is an absolutely beautiful shot! effective use of vertical lines..


Prasad Np May 23, 2014 at 12:55 am

What beautiful colors… Rajasthan is indeed full of colors, both of nature as well as man made….


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