Adalaj Stepwell near Ahmedabad – love at first step

Adalaj Stepwell near Ahmedabad – love at first step

When planning my trip to Ahmedabad, the biggest city in our neigbor state Gujarat, the first thing I researched was Adalaj stepwell. I've never heard of stepwells before coming to India, and exploring a new architectural form sounded like an adventure. And it was. What are stepwells? Stepwells are one of the most original India's contributions to ...read more »

One day in Aurangabad – things to do, places to visit in the City of Gates

One day in Aurangabad – things to do, places to visit in the City of Gates

Exploring Aurangabad was a part of my super budget one day trip to Ellora Caves. Devagiri Express conveniently departed from Mumbai at 21:10, and early in the morning I reached "the touristic capital of Maharashtra" with my heart longing for an adventure. There was no use leaving the train station before the down, so I ...read more »

Wordless Wednesday: An exquisite colonial Building in Mumbai

Wordless Wednesday: An exquisite colonial Building in Mumbai

One more addition to my treasury of architectural jewels. The other days I was wandering along the streets of Mumbai with my humble little camera and happened to discover this old colonial building. What a reward for getting up so early in the morning :) Its splendor is self explanatory, so no more words! It's ...read more »

Heritage Museum in Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (Mumbai)

Heritage Museum in Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (Mumbai)

After all my complaints about lack of museums in Mumbai I discovered there was one I hadn’t visited. Ironically, it’s situated in the very building I admire so much (and with countless photos of which I’ve made my Facebook followers sick) - Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus, former Victoria Terminus. In my defence, the museum is not ...read more »

[GUEST POST] Ultimate Jodhpur Travel Guide for Busy Travelers

[GUEST POST] Ultimate Jodhpur Travel Guide for Busy Travelers

Rajasthan has always been hot on my wish-list - anyone with a tiniest speck of wanderlust will find it hard to resist visiting those cities with poetic, promising names. That's why I'm more than happy to publish this guest  post, written by Pankaj of Suncity Jodhpur. Enjoy the virtual journey to the Blue City of ...read more »

The beautiful and the ugly

The beautiful and the ugly

The beautiful is the bougainvillea flowers. Recently homesickness has been hitting me quite hard (yes yes, after 8 years of coping well it's finally my turn to complain on the blog), and to combat it I'm trying to do things I like. Taking photos of beautiful flowers is definitely one of such things. Ha-ha, do ...read more »