Tag: Rajasthan

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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Keoladeo National Park: A birder’s delight

A misty morning and the winter chill welcome me as I stuff my numb hands deeper in my pockets. The outline of greenery in the fog becomes clearer as I walk…
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How to plan a perfect Rajasthan trip?

Rajasthan has been one of my favourite travel destinations. Culinary, shopping, architecture, nature, or a variety of other reasons, this colourful state has so much to offer.   After making…
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Top 10 Reasons to visit Rajasthan

Colourful turbans adorned by moustached men wearing earrings. Kesariya balm…Padharo Mhare des..playing at the local dhabas in a tiny village in Rajasthan Women peeping out of the windows of intricate…
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The forgotten palace of Deeg.

The sunlight filters through the sandstone arches, creating some gorgeous shadows in the deserted corridors. Through the arches I see splendid gardens,perfectly symmetrical and a host of intricately designed fountains…
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The Ranthambore Diaries

The Ranthambore Tiger reserve in Rajasthan,is one of the most popular reserves in India,famous for tiger spotting. The following is a travelogue written describing my first ever Ranthambore experience.  Part…
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Doors Of India: A Picture post

The quirky wanderer has a penchant for doors. Where ever she goes the first thing that captures her eyes is a door. It is quite inexplicable. But doors have always…
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The Women of India Series #4

People hurriedly climbed the steps of the Brahma Temple, The camera wasn't allowed inside the temple, so I had deposited it in their lockers. While taking it back , I…
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