Story of Raja Ravi Varma

Raja Ravi Varma painting

Every South Indian would have heard stories of Raja Ravi Varma, while growing up. Raja Ravi Varma was a very common famous name that was discussed at our homes, movies and galleries. He was a legend and all of us at least had one copy of his painting at our homes. There are many Indian … Read more

Story of Nathdwara’s Pichwai paintings

Pichwai paintings from Nathdwara

I have been very fascinated by Indian folk art and the stories/ history each of those art forms have. The more I have been reading about Indian art, the more I learn that there are so many forms of them. And during one such research, I found the folk art of Pichwai paintings. What makes … Read more

11 days trek across Saurkundi Pass

Saurkundi Pass

Imagine having hot dinner sitting on a bench at the top of a mountain, with a full moon and you have the views of the snow capped mountains! That is the view that I got while trekking the Saurkundi Pass. The 11 days trek across the Saurkundi Pass will always be special to me as … Read more

Types of paintings in Indian culture

WARLI PAINTING

The past few months have been extremely hard on all of us. During this lockdown period, I have revived my old skill in painting and sketching. I have also been reading a lot about different cultures, especially Indian culture. And I have discovered that India not only has many languages and religions, it also has … Read more

One day in Lucknow

Lucknow

I had never explored much of Uttar Pradesh. And Lucknow had always been in my bucket list. I had always known people who hailed from Lucknow and I had heard so much about the city and the food. So last year, I decided to visit this city for just one day and explore as much … Read more

One day in Jabalpur

Rani Durgavati Fort Jabalpur - Madhya Pradesh

A few years ago, I traveled to Madhya Pradesh with my best friend as part of our yearly travel together. Even though we used Jabalpur as a transit point, we did explore this city for a day. PIN for later reference Please note: This post may contain affiliate links which means I may earn a … Read more

Hike to Rani Durgavati Fort (Jabalpur)

Rani Durgavati Fort Jabalpur - Madhya Pradesh

I usually love visiting places that have history and cultural significance in making a city or a town. It can be palaces, temples or forts. One of the historical monuments and landmarks that I visited when I was in Jabalpur is the Rani Durgavati Fort, also known as Madan Mahal. PIN for later reference Please … Read more

3 days in Delhi

3 days in Delhi

Introduction It is that time of the year where everyone travels. It is a holiday season and it is Christmas. I travel too in December every year. Last year it was South America, a year before it was Dubai, and this year I decided to travel to Delhi and Madhya Pradesh. Delhi because my family … Read more

Rafting on River Zanskar (Ladakh)

Sangam - Ladakh

Rafting on River Zanskar “Do you want to jump inside the water again?” asked my rafting instructor/ guide/ lead. My eyes lit up. I was excited. “What is the name of this river? The one we are rafting on?” I asked. “Zanskar“, he replied. “Let’s jump in Indus!” I screamed. He grinned and agreed. We … Read more

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