Pondicherry is an absolutely enchanting town situated in the Union Territory of Puducherry in South India. Mainly known for its French history, even today entire place seems to be in some kind of time warp! Lush gardens, cute heritage buildings with yellow facade are the trademark of this cute historical town.But these attractions are not the only things to do in Pondicherry! In this article we will tell you about some awesome classes that are organized in this historical French town. These are typical Indian things and ancient Indian Art that you can learn in Pondicherry within just a few hours!
It was a chance visit to Khajuraho for me in March’2017. For all those who do not know Khajuraho is super famous for its depiction of eroticism. If you thought it was only Kamasutra that Indians gave to the world…well they had a visual guide too only it stayed back amongst these temples in India!
HOLI- An Indian festival that has taken over world with, well with lots of color and craziness! Holi is the day when being crazy is officially allowed in India and it seems its catching on globally too. Let us take you through the most colorful pictures you will ever encounter. Come with us and see how the world celebrated holi!
It is Holi time again and even though India will witness the best of it, this vibrant festival has crossed boundaries to enter other countries too! So while this Monday will give us the glimpses of the Holi this year, let me take you on a trip to the holi I celebrated last year. that was quite different from the usual holis . Since, it was in a scenic Himalayan town of Sujanpur Tira in the State of Himachal Pradesh which was still reeling under the harshness of winter, use of water was non-existent except some daredevil youngsters who decided to defy nature! It was more about the carnival in the main grounds, shopping, an exhibition of folk culture and some live performances from some of the well-known artists. So let us embark on the journey through this photo feature and say as they famously say- HOLI HAI!! (Its Holi!).
India’s North Eastern region is the one least explored even by Indians! So when the opportunity to take a sneak peek into these famously beautiful states came, I had to go. The place of my rendezvous with North Eastern India was Tawang in the State of Arunachal Pradesh and I had never heard of it before. It is about 400 Kilometres (249 miles) from Assam by road. With a little anticipation, I started for that mysterious road-trip. Little did I know that I am about to unfold the secrets of nature that will leave a lasting impression on my mind.
If it is the rich culture and heritage of India that you want to dig then Jaipur, the Capital city of Rajasthan in India is your destination. This vibrant city is a brilliant amalgam of everything Indian- spectacular palaces, well preserved towering forts, ethnic bazaar, vibrant culture, spicy but absolutely mouth-watering cuisine and a welcoming atmosphere. Here we are giving you top attractions in Jaipur, things to do, places to eat at and just about everything you need to know when packing bags to visit the Pink City of India!
Kolkata, the City of joy does live up to its reputation in every way. It is common to find people here celebrating some occasion perched up on open vehicles all year round. For people who live in or visit this beautiful city, there are quite a number of options. In this article, we will take you on a boat ride around the ghats (river bank) of this city. Then we will explore the famous markets to shop in Kolkata. Even if you are not the shopping-type, the markets in this part of the world are a great way to observe local culture All this excitement is sure to make you hungry, so we will with an insight to the famous street food culture in Kolkata! With this last one we have covered all things to do in Kolkata....and it took three-part series to cover it all and we loved every bit of it!
Our fascination with the city of joy continues. In this section of Kolkata series, Inderjit takes you on a Holy trip! We are talking temples, churches, Synagogues and Masjids. What makes these places truly divine is that they hold on their own in creating the history of this pulsating metropolitan city.
This is a four part series of an in depth coverage of Kolkata, one of the most vibrant and colorful cities in India. Contributed by our friend, photographer, blogger and fellow traveler Inderjit Pal, this City of Joy comes alive and enthralls you with its many mysteries, stunning images and mouth watering delicacies. Take a trip down the memory lane by exploring the forgotten past of Kolkata in this first article on the four part series on Kolkata