Tag: Architecture

A Heritage walk inside the CSMT (Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus) Mumbai

Sunlight poured in through the sandstone arches, falling on the vintage Minton flooring with geometrical patterns in the quiet corridors. I am standing in one of the most photographed structures in…
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The Lost Havelis of Shekhawati

It was at the fag end of the lonely street. Camouflaged under unkempt creepers and easily missable. A sign covered with cobwebs and dust read “Poddar Haveli” and as I tread…
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Bikaner Travel Guide for First Timers

I tread with utmost caution. My eyes not leaving the ground. Petrified, wary of any sudden movement. With each step I take, I reassure myself all will be well and…
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The Architectural wonders of Lepakshi

In the grand road trip to Southern India, there were many deviations. Most of these were unplanned and led to some stunning destinations. Among these was the journey to the Veerbhadra…
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What you can do in CSIA Mumbai Aiport: Visit the Jaya He GVK Museum

It was another rushed day at the Chatrapatri Shivaji International Airport (CSIA)  in Mumbai.  I was running late, as usual. Sprinting past those plush eateries and the super tempting shopping…
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Bali Beyond Beaches: Of Hinduism and Arty Villages Of Batu Bulan

The clouds cleared and I saw a gorgeous fringed coastline with teal coloured waters.It was my first visit to Bali. The third destination of Eat, Pray, Love was going to…
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Mansions of Karaikudi in Chettinad

My voice echoed across the deserted corridor. The only noise is of the sweeping footsteps of the caretaker of this Chettinad mansion in Karaikudi. Numerous colourful pillars flank the enormous courtyard…
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Time traveling in Pompeii, Italy

When I ticked Italy off my bucket list, I was nothing short of elated. It was a country I dreamt of visiting as a kid. For the love of Pizzas…
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Doors Of Southern India: A journey with Tata Pravesh

We travel to learn and sometimes, unlearn. We travel to open the doors to the unknown and cherish the known. There are explorations that we undertake to know a region…
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