UNESCO World Heritage Site

UNESCO World Heritage Site

Petra Jordan – Wonder Of The World, UNESCO World Heritage Site

Petra – that is all I knew about Jordan before I received an invite from Jordan tourism to visit the country. The image of rose tinted pillars called treasury evoked a curiosity that would...
Anup Talao at Fatehpur Sikri Agra

Fatehpur Sikri – City Rooted In Saint’s blessings

As a kid, Agra and Fatehpur Sikri were the first heritage monuments I visited. My father was posted in Bharatpur and these places were weekend outings. First saw Fatehpur Sikri in the black and...
Chittorgarh Temples

Temples Of Chittorgarh Fort, Rajasthan

Temples of Chittorgarh Fort are all over the fort. I do not recall standing at a place where I could not see Temples of Chittorgarh in the fort. One can only imagine that Temples...
Chittorgarh town view from the fort

Chittorgarh Fort – Stories Of Courage, Devotion & Sacrifice

If there is one fort in India that I clearly remember from my history books, it is the Chittorgarh Fort. Also called Chittaurgarh fort. So many important characters of Indian history have lived here....

Taj Mahal – Most Photogenic Monument Of The World

Cameras were not yet born when Taj Mahal was built. But some prophecy must have told its builders to build something that every camera and camera holder would love. The way they have given...
Understanding Ajanta Paintings

Understanding Ajanta Paintings At Cave No 1 – UNESCO World Heritage

Ajanta Paintings draw a lot of tourists to Ajanta, Maharashtra. Anyone who has visited Ajanta Caves and seen mural paintings there can but be in the awe of these caves. The caves are not only an...
Windows & Entrance at Jami Masjid Champaner

Exploring Medieval Architecture At Champaner, Gujarat

At the base of Pavagadh hill is the village of Champaner - a living village with a lot of heritage monuments of medieval architecture scattered across the village. It is a part of the Champaner...
Ancient Roman Bath at Bath, UK

Bath – City Of Roman Baths, Jane Austen & River Avon

I lived in Marlow Valley, the UK for a work assignment for about 6 months a few years back. The first thing I did on reaching the UK was to buy the lonely planet...
Saras Crane the tallest bird

Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary – Places To Visit In Rajasthan

Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary - National Park of India. Keoladeo National Park is popularly called Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary. It is in Rajasthan. Among the top rated bird sanctuaries of India and the world. It is  a...

Historic Pavagadh Hill, Gujarat – UNESCO World Heritage Site

Champaner and Pavagadh Hill are the words – I always heard together. It was one of the few UNESCO world heritage sites of India that I had not visited. So I planned my Gujarat...

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