Jodhpur & Osian, India

January 2023

The Blue City

Jodhpur sits in the Thar Desert in Rajasthan. It is known for its unique and iconic architecture, with many of the homes in the city painted bright blue in honor of Shiva Bhagwan. It has become a defining feature of the city's landscape.

Jaswant Thada, Merangarh Fort, and the Ramji Temple

The majority of our time in Jodhpur went into more adventurous activities, but we did get a chance to visit a few important sites like Jaswant Thada, Merangarh Fort, and the Ramji temple.


Osian is an ancient village located in the Thar Desert. We visited a few notable 8th - 12th century Hindu and Jain temple ruins. While it was a major hub and trade route during the Gupta dynasty, it now is a village of roughly 12,000 people.