A TOMB MARKING THE END OF MUGHAL EMPIRE IN INDIA... Safdarjung Tomb Delhi - A 17th-century mausoleum built in a typically Mughal style with marble and red sandstone, enclosing two more pavilions including Jangli Mahal and Moti Mahal. Usually not included in the must-see places in Delhi, but being from Delhi knowing the city's history, … Continue reading Roam through the ruins of Safdarjung Tomb Delhi, India
Taj Mahal - one of the seven wonders of the world, undoubtedly is one of the best things to see in India. Did I just write one of the best...yes, you know why - because there are so many places in India which are just over-shadowed because of the Taj. Don't mind, I too love … Continue reading Places to visit in India Beyond Taj Mahal
Narkanda is a beautiful little village in Himachal Pradesh just a few kilometers from Shimla. On our way to Sangla Valley, we stopped at a campsite in Narkanda only to discover a heavenly place. So, I'm going to present the top things to do in Narkanda Himachal Pradesh. Places to visit in Narkanda, Himachal Pradesh CAMPING … Continue reading Places to visit in Narkanda, Himachal Pradesh
I was not really an art person until some time back when I visited Paris and was welcomed with jaw-dropping artworks. I have now developed a deep respect and interest for artworks. I found this wonderful graffiti on a wall just outside the main gate of Agrasen ki Baoli. Well, I guess it is established that history will … Continue reading How History & art go hand in hand!!
Connaught Place(C.P) is in the heart of Delhi, almost in the center of the city. After the visit to Agrasen ki baoli, we decided to go shopping in CP which was nearby. As it was a Sunday and all except the flee market were closed. So, while taking a stroll through the white colored buildings in CP … Continue reading Gorgeous Doors at Fresco, Delhi, India
Agrasen Ki Baoli a step-well in Delhi is packed with history & is an architectural marvel for the historic water reservoir. Baoli is filled with interesting doors and as it is located in the center of Delhi somewhere hidden between those old residential colonies I was able to found some intriguing doors. Some doors specifically can be called metal … Continue reading Doors In & Around(Agrasen ki Baoli)
Where we live sometimes we tend to ignore several things of that particular area. I live in a typical Delhi - style apartment which I think is less beautiful than some other parts of the same city. Despite this, ever since I started to participate in Norm's Thursday Doors weekly photography feature I am able to look … Continue reading A Stranded Door in Delhi, India
Last month we hosted some close relatives ~ Aunt & Uncle, from Mumbai for a week. Their daughter shifted to the USA post marriage and makes it a point to visit India every December on Christmas. Before Christmas, they go on massive shopping spree on Thanksgiving courtesy Black Friday 😀 Their parents visited us this … Continue reading Lovely Surprise Gifts
I woke up to a pleasant surprise this morning - My first Travel Tag 🙂 Many Thanks to Gypsybus28 for tagging me in the Travel Tag. Travelling has always been a driving force for me letting me escape from the reality and dive into a world where everything is new and unknown. Travelling brings out the best … Continue reading Travel Tag!!
I am a firm believer in history as I think it always something intriguing for us!! I love visiting and knowing more about the historical monuments not only while I travel outside my city, but also in my hometown. In a similar visit of mine to the majestic Humayun's Tomb, I was expecting it to be … Continue reading Intricate doors at Humanyun Tomb, Delhi, India