self guided vegetarian tour of Chandni Chowk

A self-guided vegetarian food tour of Chandni Chowk in Old Delhi

A self-guided vegetarian food tour of Chandni Chowk with family, on a Sunday, threw many surprises our way. The 400- year-old Chandni Chowk stretch was a rhapsody of vintage frames, divine flavours, mazy lanes, bygones dotted with bloodshed, ornate doors and a cauldron of varied beliefs and faiths. Come with me as I discover the …

Bhangarh Fort

A tour of Bhangarh fort in India and its temples built in Nagara style architecture

I was more interested in exploring the temples of Bhangarh, built in the nagara style of architecture, while others were worried about its spookiness. ‘Haunted’, claimed all…‘we could hear weird voices and noises’, said some, while a handful vouched there is really nothing eerie about the place. These were some of the reactions from friends …

Dalhousie

Dalhousie – Bakrota Hill that connects Bengal and Himachal

Life in the mountains amidst thriving pines, deodars, rhododendrons, spruce and other flora and fauna interspersed with wooded trails is in itself a meditative and medicative process. More so for urban dwellers who find themselves surrounded by frondescence all of a sudden. At first glimpse, this lushness and the azure skies with breathable pure oxygen …

FRI : Central Courtyard

Forest Research Institute’s British Architecture – A Photo Tour

One of the British monuments of India and a prestigious institute that has been synonymous with Dehradun for over a century is the British architecture-inspired, massive, Forest Research Institute and its lush expansive campus. A must-visit-place in Dehradun. I personally believe, this is the only place in Doon valley that hasn’t seen much of a …