Category Archives: Architecture

Tijara Fort Palace – the drive and the experience

I finally made it up that slope. At one point I felt I possibly had no energy and that everyone would have to disembark and even then my engine would not revv up enough to make it till the top. … Continue reading

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Nathdwara, Lord Krishna and Picchwais

A Themed Week on Instagram featuring posts on Lord Krishna brought me face to face with a treasure I knew I possessed, to which sight I woke up every morning but somehow I never connected the dots. I am talking … Continue reading

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Reykjavik – an experience

Reykjavik, which so far had only been a name heard in Hardy Boys novels or the geography book! Reykjavik is Iceland’s capital. A town on the coast,a population of about 2.30,000. Shaped by earthquakes and volcanic eruptions. At latitude 64 … Continue reading

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A walk through Lodi Gardens – a photo essay

The daughter was busy at a Christmas carnival in school. The husband was away on tour. I found myself with a few hours to spare. Rather than snuggle under a cosy blanket with a book and a steaming cuppa (very … Continue reading

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The Dargah, Hazrat Nizamuddin Auliya

I finally found myself at the Dargah of Hazrat Nizamuddin. Having lived in Nizamuddin for a number of years I had managed to visit the dargah only once. Moving from Delhi to the NCR and having subscribed to many a … Continue reading

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Atgah Khan Tomb – Nizamuddin’s secret

Like history, there and yet forgotten, I have lived in Nizamuddin for a number of years. In those times of course I used to be in a rush to work and back and my only foray into the galis used … Continue reading

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The Taj Mahal – Poetry in stone

 

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