India

Modhera Sun Temple Gujarat

Modhera Sun Temple Gujarat

The Sun Temple at Modhera Today I visit a temple in India where there are no idols to worship. A temple where no more religious prayers are offered. Darkness surrounds the interiors of the shrine. But somehow this darkness and the silence around is oddly […]

The Sabarmati Ashram

The Sabarmati Ashram

The Sabarmati Ashram was home to Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi , the Mahatma, father of the nation, an iconic historic figure who needs no introduction anywhere in the world. The life of Gandhiji can be traced in Gujarat with places that form The Gandhi Circuit. Porbandar (place […]

Rani-Ki-Vav at Patan

Rani-Ki-Vav at Patan

I was at a Museum in Sirpur, Chhattisgarh where a room filled with beautiful pictures of all around India were displayed. I recognised most of the places in every state except a pillared structure with a lot of carvings on it. So I quickly grabbed […]

The Chhattisgarh Chronicles

The Chhattisgarh Chronicles

Chhattisgarh is a beautiful and exotic place, very little visited and best example of rural India. As you travel past the city, you would find fewer and fewer people around you. Most places have no tuk-tuks, auto rickshaws or uber. All of a sudden, you would feel as […]

Marble Rocks at Bhedaghat

Marble Rocks at Bhedaghat

The Bhedaghat Story One of my cousins (from in-laws) lives in Jabalpur and until I had met her, Jabalpur was little-known to me. Soon, her wedding date was announced and the whole family was re-uniting in the City I was long waiting to explore. For […]

Go to Places around Pune during Monsoons

Go to Places around Pune during Monsoons

On this cool monsoon morning, a warm sunlight shimmers through the dark grey clouds. I stand right across a distant waterfall that’s making its way through the mountain edge. A dramatic valley stands between the Waterfall and us. We take some rest here and continue our trail up through the […]

Ellora Caves and Bibi ka Maqbara Travel Guide

Ellora Caves and Bibi ka Maqbara Travel Guide

What does religion mean to you – A system of faith, an interest followed by great devotion or worship of a superhuman power? India is a land where people of different religions and cultures have tried to live in harmony for over centuries. Our next travel […]