Returning to Hyderabad after many years was an experience that I had really been looking forward to.
Tucked away somewhere in the back of my mind was the memory of having seen a large stone being lifted by a group of people with one finger.
History says that Babar built his first garden ‘Aram Bagh’ at Agra, on the banks of the River Jamuna.
I first heard the song Diya jalao sung by K.L.Saighal from the Hindi film Tansen, when I was a toddler.
Surrounded by the great Thar Desert, lies the city of Bikaner — a city that still retains much of the ambience of its ‘not so distant’ feudal past.
While being based in Bangalore I frequently travelled to and fro by road between Bangalore and Ooty —passing through the calm and staid Mysore often referred to as the ‘City of Palaces’.
I was on a short visit to Pune recently, when I bumped into Nusrat, an old friend who lived in Mumbai and was in Pune for just two days. Since both of us were rushed for time, we decided to m
I remember my first view of Jaisal’s Fort — it literally took my breath away, even though I had seen umpteen photographs knowing what it would look like.
It was a day not to be missed.
There are a large number of forts scattered across India. Over the past month I seem to have written about a number of them and now I find there is one more fort that needs to be written about.