Jantar Mantar at Jaipur ~ Wonderful Astronomical Heritage of Rajasthan (India)

Jantar Mantar is a wonderfully preserved heritage astronomical observatory, built between 1727 & 1734 by Sawai Jai Singh (Rajput Mughal Commander), who had a keen interest in Astronomy. Today, Jantar Mantar sits pretty within  City Palace compound of Jaipur and during one my numerous visits to the city, I had the opportunity to spend a […]

Pushkar: The Flower Child Destination

Pushkar, a sleepy town in the state of Rajasthan, India,  is one of the most important holy places for Hindus. It is one of few places where the third god of the Hindu Trinity, Lord Brahma, has a temple dedicated to him. It is also world famous for the annual Pushkar cattle fair(mela), attracting hippies, flower […]

Neemrana Fort Palace ~ a romantic monsoon trip

Neemrana fort palace – the destination that has been credited with starting the weekend holiday craze for delhites. It is a fort, palace, heritage hotel and a destination – all rolled into one!!…Its delightful in the winters , but so much more delightful and romantic in the monsoons!! Since I got married two years back, […]

Jaipur on a weekend family trip ~ great refresher!!!

It had been a long time since I took a vacation and work at office was getting boring..and the daily routine of everyday was getting a tad monotonous…..I already had plans for vacations in later part of the year so there was nothing to look forward to in near future… however, as things usually happen […]

Kesroli ~ memories of a hill fort trip…..

forts and palaces hold a certain kind of charm…..of an royal era when everything was grand….!! this year valentine’s day fell on a weekend so hubby thought we could go out somewhere…and what better place than a royal fort for a romantic getaway… so we headed for kesroli hill fort, located in alwar district of […]

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