The Kanheri caves – a huge complex of rock-cut Buddhist monuments in Mumbai

The Kanheri caves – a huge complex of rock-cut Buddhist monuments in Mumbai

We went to the Kanheri caves in the end of the monsoon last year and I found it the best time to visit - not only the rock-cut Buddhist monuments were impressive, but their splendor was complemented by the lush greenery around. Looking at the vastness of green, it was hard to believe this endless ...read more »

The splendour of Ellora Caves

The splendour of Ellora Caves

It's been more than a month since I came back form my trip to Ellora caves, and I'm still at a loss for words to write about my impressions. Admiration and deep aesthetic pleasure came as no surprise, but there was something more to this place - the concentrated dose of beauty allowed me to ...read more »

Rock-cut caves of Maharashtra (Elephanta, Karla, Pala)

Rock-cut caves of Maharashtra (Elephanta, Karla, Pala)

The epitome of rock-cut architecture of Maharashtra is represented by the caves of Ellora and Ajanta, of course, but I haven't been fortunate to visit these places yet. However, I've been lucky enough to explore some other caves around Maharashtra - Elephanta, Karla and Pala just to name a few. The Caves of Elephanta I've been ...read more »