Kumbhalgarh Fort in Rajasthan | Driving Holidays in India

Kumbhalgarh Fort’s claim to fame is its majestic Fort Rampart Walls, which is said to be second longest wall after the ‘Great Wall of China’. We visiting Kumbhalgarh on a cloudy afternoon, driving in from Ranakpur, on our 8 day long family road trip through Mewar region of Rajasthan. The Fort did not impress me; […]

Ranakpur Jain Temple in Ranakpur, Rajasthan (India) | Driving Holidays in India

“Ranakpur turned to out to be the much needed respite from the maddening crowd of the city of lakes (Udaipur)” wrote fellow Travel Blogger Svetlana on her facebook update for Ranakpur. She was on a family holiday in Rajasthan (Udaipur specifically) and had taken a detour to this small town. Those lines (and the beautiful […]

Udaipur in Rajasthan (India) | The City of Lakes and compelling saga of Mewar Royal House

Udaipur, famously known as the City of Lakes always stood out for me as an oasis, in the majorly dry & desert state of Rajasthan. The innumerable photographs I had come across, painted a city of sophisticated royal lineage with refined sensibilities. Therefore, my expectations from Udaipur,  on our winter family road trip to Mewar […]

Nawalgarh in Shekhawati, Rajasthan | A portrait of a town of many billionaires

Cities aren’t like people; they live on and on, even though their reason for being where they are has gone down river and out to sea. ~ John Updike Walking through the dusty, littered narrow streets of Nawalgarh, with more tourists than locals in sight, I felt that this town was a like an elegant […]

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