Colourful Rajasthan

Rajasthan as a state has the most colourful cities in all of India. Jaipur is known as the pink city, Udaipur is the white city, Jodhpur is blue, and Jaisalmer is golden hued. Houses in the old days used to have uniform hues, which is what earned these cities colour-coded names. Can you guess which…

Paying Respect To The Dead

We “discovered” Bada Bagh (Barabagh, meaning Big Garden) when on our Jaisalmer trip, when we where heading over to the Sam Sand Dunes back from Thanot. Its halfway between Jaisalmer and Lodhruva, the latter being a Jain pilgrim spot. The “garden” houses royal cenotaphs (colloquially called as chhatris) of the Maharajas of Jaisalmer, beginning with…

A New Year With A New Promise

It has been so long that I have shared my pictures on the space which I consider close to my heart. And then I read a post that helped me stare the stark reality of my virtual existence: Something that a lot of my peers have been suggesting for the past few months. And then…