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Category: Historic India

Lure of the Taj

“Love is not finding someone to live with; its finding someone you cannot live without” Love is immeasurable…undefined….limitless…boundless…we seek to be loved forever, remembered forever….. Taj Mahal needs no introduction […]

1971, Battle at Longewala

A cricket match between India and Pakistan  is no less than a war….emotions run high with people on either side praying for victory of their teams, betting high stakes or […]

National Highway 112

Sun City: Jodhpur

A hot cup of coffee is my utmost requirement when I am tired and post my shopping adventure I sure was tired, famished and in no state to go searching for […]

Designs on walls…

When I moved into a new house, I unpacked and put up all those freshly washed and ironed curtains, the polished wood furniture and other small curios to decorate the house […]

Where Gods love…..

“You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection” ― Gautama Buddha Sringara is one of the nine rasas, which forms the basis of all classical Indian arts like […]

Brackets and Corbels :Temples and Forts

The Hindu architecture is replete with magnificent examples of stone work……. embroidered stone! With simple tools like hammer and chisel these ancient stones tell the tales of knowledge and accuracy […]

Forts of Rajasthan

Trikuta Fort, Jaisalmer Jaisalmer is a town in the state of Rajasthan, of golden sands and yellow sandstone and hence also known as the golden city. The “Trikuta Fort” is […]

Ajanta Caves

Weekends bring along a wish to escape from the routine day’s boredom. And having developed a liking towards long drives, I start getting all fidgety as the weekend nears…..I just […]

Agra: Itmad-ud-Daula Tomb

When we got posted to Agra, I was ecstatic. Agra was the seat of power of Mughal Dynasty for a long time before the capital was shifted to Delhi. I have a […]

Gwalior

Though I was born in Gwalior and spent many summer vacations at my grandparents’ home in Gwalior yet this was the first time I planned a visit to the fort […]