Cold front coming..

Bikaner Day 2. 3°C. Biting cold. The Karni Mata Temple. Shivering even after wearing multiple layers of thermals. It was around 9:45 PM when we reached the temple. We managed to enter the temple just before closing time.The Karni Mata Temple is the famous rat temple situated just on the outskirts of Bikaner. As is the custom in every temple, […]


Foraging the Rajput fortresses … for memories.

Jaipur Day 1… 1 pm. The first day of the archaeology class. Soaking up the history. Basking under the Rajasthan sun’s glow. I was the disciple. The fort of Amber, the teacher. Awe and adoration of magnificence sticking with me throughout the midday sunshine. The marble walls shadowing the shadows of the limitless, spirited crowd. […]

The seven sisters await….

Curiosity kills the cat. The wait kills me. “Northeast is the crown jewel of India” “Northeast is just beautiful.” “Northeast is a paradise on Earth.” The states of Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Meghalaya, Manipur, Mizoram, Nagaland and Tripura in northeastern India together comprise the SEVEN SISTERS. Oblivious to the fact that I haven’t been to the […]