India's colorful desert state known as "The land of the Kings", Rajasthan is rich with the legacies bestowed upon it by the Rajput warrior kings. All across the state there are huge forts and amazing palaces that tell the stories of a regal era of valor and chivalry of its maharajas. These magnificent forts and havelies are covered with intricate marble and stone carvings, and fountains and colored glass decorate the halls of business and rooms of pleasure. Once opulent, many of the palaces have now been converted to hotels and museums. The state is a resplendent with stunning handicrafts and fine arts which were nurtured by the maharajas.
Against the austere backdrop of the desert, Rajasthan is an explosion of bright colors. Men in their colorful turbans and women in their dazzling bright sarees and jewellery are steeped in tradition. From the garishly decorated camels and elephants to the rainbow explosions of the festivals of Diwali and Holi, the state is a beacon of life in celebration.
Relive the lives of great warriors and their chivalry, their romance, glory and tragedy.