Jodhpur – Land of Sand and Sand Dunes For a long time now, I had been planning to ride across the deserts and over the sand dunes in Rajasthan, atop our one humped camels. I narrowed down my search to… Read more ›
Land of the romantic Marble Rocks and Kipling’s Jungle Book When you think of a romantic cruise amongst marble rocks, think of Jabalpur. And when you think of Snooker, think of Jabalpur again, because snooker was invented here. Overview Jabalpur… Read more ›
The Golden City Where would you go if you wanted to see sand, desert and sand dunes in India?The best place is Jaisalmer – in the middle of Thar Desert in Rajasthan.JaisalmerThe small town of Jaisalmer, nicknamed “The… Read more ›
Mumbai Where everything is in a hurry Delhi is the political capital, but Mumbai (Bombay) is the undisputed financial capital of India. It also has Bollywood, India’s counterpart of Hollywood, the world of Hindi films and glamour. It has the… Read more ›
Goa The Old Portugese Settlement Goa is a dream world of fun, frolic and leizure – rolling stretches of silver sands, wonderful golden beaches and waving palm trees.
Ooty The Queen of Hill Stations The Queen of Hill Stations in South India is Udhagamandalam or Ootacamund. I find both terms far too long and tongue twisting; and prefer the much shorter term Ooty. Ooty is certainly the most… Read more ›
the Gateway to Manipal University and Dharamstala Because of the similarity of names, many people confuse Mangalore with Bangalore.Mangalore is an altogether different city – about 357 kms from Bangalore.Recently, I received an invitation to visit Mangalore.
a mixture of the old British Raj and modern India Calcutta has given four Nobel laureates to the world – Ronald Ross, Rabindranath Tagore, Mother Teresa and Amartya Sen. I had my entire schooling and college education in this city.… Read more ›
What is there to see in a small non-descript place like Aurangabad? You must visit the place to find out. Two Mughal Emperors visited the region, and they liked it so much that they shifted their capital from Delhi to… Read more ›
The City of Temples and the Gate Way to the South I have visited the 2500 old Madurai City many many times. The Meenakshi Temple is the largest and most beautiful temple dedicated to any female deity in India. Madurai… Read more ›
The Pink City Prince amongst the cities of India Jaipur, or the Pink City, is the undisputed prince amongst the cities of India. Status of Royalty in India – Pathetic Someone wrote to me enquiring about the present status of… Read more ›