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Leather notebook class

My host kalu lal was just amazing! He took so much care in explaining everything to me and my... read more

Reviewed 3 March 2015
MohammadA1269
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Loved the cooking class!!

I was visiting udaipur for 2days and came across backstreet academy on tripadvisor.. I was actually... read more

Reviewed 3 March 2015
Mukhoo
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Aug 30, 2015
“Not much explaining”
Mar 3, 2015
“Leather notebook class”
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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
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Reviewed 31 August 2015 via mobile

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

Date of experience: August 2015
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Reviewed 3 March 2015 via mobile

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

Date of experience: February 2015
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Reviewed 3 March 2015 via mobile

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

Date of experience: March 2015
2  Thank Mukhoo
Reviewed 6 February 2015

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

Date of experience: January 2015
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Reviewed 15 January 2015

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

Date of experience: January 2015
1  Thank kk8ee
Reviewed 9 January 2015

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

Date of experience: January 2015
1  Thank jayantu2015
Reviewed 7 January 2015

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

Date of experience: January 2015
1  Thank Mahipal2
Reviewed 4 January 2015

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. I...More

Date of experience: January 2015
1  Thank BishakaT
Reviewed 3 January 2015 via mobile

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

2  Thank 499nevils
Reviewed 11 December 2014

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

Hi Katie, 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

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