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Explore Rajasthan culture through our exclusive collection of travel experiences - make a puppet, silver emboss on daggers or cook with locals, the backstreets of Udaipur offer the richest interaction with its culture and people. Immerse yourself in...more
The pickup and drop went really smooth. Our guide was lovely and social. Yet when it came down to the making of our leather notebooks we received absolutely no advice from the 'master'. He lent us his tools, gave us a couple of leather pieces...More
My host kalu lal was just amazing! He took so much care in explaining everything to me and my friend throughout the entire class. As much fun as we had learning we equally enjoyed interacting with our hosts and facilitators. I think what backstreet academy...More
I was visiting udaipur for 2days and came across backstreet academy on tripadvisor.. I was actually considering between one of the leather workshops or the cooking class. Being quite the foodie i opted for the rajasthani thali class and boy am i glad i did...More
Being a huge fan of crafts, I've got no regrets signing up for the leather notebook making course with Backstreet Academy. After driving out of Udaipur's old city to a local village, we met our host, a humble man who welcomed us into his home...More
I spent a wonderful afternoon with Kailash and her husband learning the art of henna painting. It was fun and informative and has inspired me to keep practicing! We were very well looked after from start to finish and enjoyed some delicious sweets and sugary...More
I am not a good cook but I wanted to see how to make the Rajasthani Thali and had the opportunity to do it through Backstreet Academy. I went to the house of localite Kailash ji and she taught me how to make a lot...More
Had a wonderful time learning how to make leather notebooks from Kalu lal Ji. I've always had an interest in crafts and this experience was a real eye opener for me, to be able to see how people like Kalu lal work so hard and...More
Travelling to new places has always given me a high. Sight-seeing and visiting new places is always fun, but my trip to Udaipur was a totally different experience. The activities that I engaged myself through Backstreet Academy gave me a different perspective on travelling.
The leather note book making course that I enrolled in with Backstreet Academy in Udaipur was quite the learning experience. Mahipal, our facilitator/translator was very friendly and efficient. I was picked up from my hotel and taken to the local craftsman, Mr. Kalu Lal who...More
First of all the food was delicious, the Rajasatni BBQ is prepared and smoked in the most unique way I have ever seen, the flavours this unique cooking style produces are outstanding.
The whole experience (not just the eating) was a very enjoyable time, Komal...More
Date of experience: November 2014
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AnilGurung, Owner at Backstreet Academy Udaipur, responded to this reviewResponded 14 December 2014
Thank you for the encouraging words and the positive review. :)
We are all always looking out to discover new and exciting courses in every city, and we were every bit pleasantly surprised as you were seeing the ways in which Komal ji...More