Tag Archives: “Rajasthan”

Jhalrapatan: Of Temple Bells and Swaying Idols

The present Jhalrapatan town is no more than 200 years old but there used to be an older city here. The oldest relics here date back to 6th [...]

Gagron Fort: Citadel on the Black Indus

Gagron Fort is listed as one of the “Hill Forts of Rajasthan”, a cluster of heritage sites by UNESCO but unlike the rest in the list, it [...]

Streets of Bundi: Azure Reverie

Bundi is a living, breathing, art gallery. The walls are filled with joyous and colourful figures. However, unlike the big metropolises, the [...]

Bhainsrorgarh: Reflections on Chambal

One day I came across a photograph of Bhainsrorgar Fort atop a little hillock on the banks of Chambal. There was the reflection of the same [...]

Machkund Temples Dholpur: Pushkar in the Ravines

Machkund Temples complex near Dholpur has mythological stories related to it. [...]

Bundi: 84-Pillared Cenotaph and Sukh Mahal

Bundi monuments: 84-Pillared Cenotaph (Chaurasi Khambon ki Chhatri) and Sukh Mahal [...]

Badoli Temples: A Forgotten Pratihara Masterpiece

Badoli Temples are not a very massive complex but it has been sculpted with such detail that one feels an urge to photograph every square in [...]

Khichan: A Hitchcockian Delight

A small, secluded village called Khichan in Rajasthan has been feeding and protecting migratory Demoiselle Cranes for decades. [...]

A Meandering Walk Around Jaisalmer Fort And Lake

Visiting Jaisalmer Fort and Gadisar Lake, Rajasthan. [...]

Pushkar Fair: A Thousand Camels and a near Stampede

Pushkar camel and cattle fair offered the expected camels but it also had a lot of colorful people. [...]

Jaipur: Hindi Bond and Hindu Astronomy

A short trip to Jaipur visiting Jantar Mantar and Amer Fort. [...]

Jodhpur: Suncity or the Blue City?

Jodhpur was the first major stop of my Late Autumn Sonata. When you are short in time, the must watch item here is undoubtedly the Mehrangar [...]
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