How Much Is Too Pink?

The Hawa Mahal, or Wind Palace, is one of the most famous monuments in the Pink City of Rajasthan, Jaipur. The Jharokas or colourful window panes have an amazing effect on when you walk inside the majestic palace. But when night falls, the windows look even more magnificent from the outside. Wonder what stories these…

Paying Your Dues

I rediscovered my photo album from Jaipur, and here are a few gems. The monument here is from the Amer Palace in the lovely Pink City in Rajasthan. This is where the Kings would collect Laagan or taxes from the commoners, who were mostly peasants. The place is often used to film Bollywood movies, with a popular song called Mere…