Travel India Jabalpur


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 ›

Travel India Bhimbetka Caves


  Earliest Human Settlements in India The Bhimbetka Caves, or Bhimbetka Rock Shelters, (also known as ‘Bhim Baithaka’ meaning Bhim’s seat), located at the southern edge of the Vindhyachal Hills, 45 km south of Bhopal in Madhya Pradesh, contain 15,000 Read more ›

Travel India Jaisalmer


                                          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 ›

Travel India Leh – I


                                                      Enigmatic land of Sand and Snow          Ladakh is unique. It is unlike any other place in the world. It really belongs to a bye gone era forgotten by time itself. Ladakh is the enigmatic land of sand Read more ›

Travel India Kali Mirch


  Spices of India – My Favourite Spice                                                                                                                                                         My favourite spice is Kali Mirch. I love to sprinkle a little powdered Kali Mirch on my buttered toast every morning. And my wife uses it in a number of dishes. Read more ›

Travel India Kolhapur


  Shakti Peeth  of  Mahalakshmi and   the Gateway to Karnataka and Goa                                              Kolhapur is famous for its Mahalakshmi Temple which devout Hindus believe will fulfill all their wishes. There are plenty of places to see around. And, you Read more ›

Travel India Chidambaram


Unique Temple of the Formless Shiva I have visited Chidambaram several times for three reasons. · To meander through the Mangrove Forests of Pichavaram to the beach beyond. · To visit, attend or give lectures at the Annamalai University. · Read more ›

Travel India Dwarka


The Real Atlantis  The western most of Adi Shankaracharya’s Four Dhams Some time ago, my mother wanted me to take her to Dwarka, the last of the Four Dhams of Adi Shankaracharya (we had already visited the other three). The Read more ›

Travel India Murud Janjira – the invincible fort


Murud Janjira Murud is a beautiful fishing village on the western coast of India – about 5 hours drive from Bombay (Mumbai). Since it has a municipality, water supply, schools and hospitals, you could even term it a small town. Read more ›

Travel India Travel India Mahabalipuram – Site of a Lost City


Mahabalipuram Site of a lost City On 26th December 2004, the killer Tsunami waves struck the shores of Mahabalipuram. When the waters receded, there were rumours that they had left behind some statues, rock carvings and remains of what could Read more ›