Uttar Pradesh

Sunset at Chambal River

Trip To Chambal River – Ecosystem & Ravines

Chambal River, best known for Chambal ghati - the famous home of bandits, is today the cleanest river in India with a flourishing river ecosystem where you can meet Ghariyals or Crocodiles, fresh water turtles and many species of birds. A boat ride on Chambal River at sunset time is worth exploring.
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...
Itmad-Ud-Daula Agra

Itmad-Ud-Daula Tomb – A Daughter’s Tribute

I knew of Itmad-Ud-Daula also called Itmad-Ud-Daulah, but I had never been there. I knew Noorjehan built it for her parents as their final...
Taj Mahal most photogenic monument

Taj Mahal – Most Photogenic Monument Of The World

Cameras were not yet born when the Taj Mahal was built. But some prophecy must have told its builders to build something that every...
Boats on Ganga River at Varanasi, Kashi, Banaras

Rhythm Of Chaos On The Ghats Of Ganga In Varanasi

Ghats of Ganga in Varanasi is what cult places look like. Since time immemorial, this has been a place where travelers from all over...
Pani Puri that India loves

Variety Of Mouth Watering Must Try Food At Varanasi

Food in Banaras is pretty much like the city itself – rustic and flavorful. I was browsing through the photographs of my trip. After...
Ramnagar Palace Varanasi

Ramnagar On The Other Shore Of Ganga, Varanasi

Ramnagar is a small town on the other shore of Ganga. That is the bank opposite the famous moon shaped Ghats of Varanasi. It...
Miniature painting showcasing entangled wrestlers at Bharat Kala Bhavan, BHU

Bharat Kala Bhavan – Museum At BHU, Varanasi

Bharat Kala Bhavan is one of the oldest museums in the country whose chairperson was Gurudev Rabindranath Tagore himself. It has contributions from various...
Buddha in Dharam Chakra Parvartana Mudra at Sarnath

Places To Visit At Buddha’s Sarnath, Varanasi

Sarnath derives its name from the Sarang Nath or the lord of the Deer. Yes, there is still a deer park behind the monuments...
Kabir Math at Lahar Tara, Varanasi

Finding Kabir – The Poet & Saint In Kashi

Kabir has fascinated me for a long time. I have a shelf full of books on his works. Yet I did not have the...

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