Situated at a pivotal T-junction in South Delhi, close to my neighborhood, I’ve driven past Safdarjung’s Tomb countless times over the years. From the outside, it manages to hide behind a thick façade of trees, momentarily giving a peak of its majestic entrance just as one crosses the […]
The diversity in the architecture that can be found in India is one of the aspects that makes it a fascinating country to visit. Not only are the architectural styles distinct, at times within the same region, but the abundance in the variety of monuments and buildings that […]
Situated close to central Delhi, the Tomb of Safdarjung is a historical monument of grand proportions. The sprawling gardens around the structure, a passage lined with fountains, and brilliant in depicting the Mughal style of architecture, the tomb is often overlooked, lost amongst many of Delhi’s ancient monuments. […]
My stay at the ITC Rajputana happened by pure luck. An overnight business trip to Jaipur had suddenly come up and initially I had booked a room at one of the branded “business hotels” that have cropped up a little outside the main city. However, since my work […]
What makes Taj Mahal a “wonder” is that it isn’t simply architecturally magnificent – and one of a kind – but as a monument it holds a lot of emotions; that of tragedy, death, and most importantly love – the real reason for its existence. It is this bond that forms between religion, architecture, and human nature that makes the Taj Mahal remarkable and in a league of its own.
I first came across Fontainhas when I did an online search for self-guided walks in Goa. Located in Panaji, the capital of Goa, and also known as the Old Latin Quarter, Fontainhas is famous for its pretty and colourful Portuguese-style private residences. I was charmed by the description […]