Kunzum Travel List #17: Srinagar – A city fit for royals

There is something royal about Srinagar. You can feel it in the air. And why not? If the Mughal emperors could make the...

Shekhawati in Rajasthan: An Abandoned Legacy

Photo Feature by Prashanth Vishwanathan The havelis of Shekhawati in Rajasthan are profusely painted with frescoes depicting gods and kings, flowers and arabesques and scenes...

Is Muslim population growth in Ladakh a part of a plan?

A major concern of the Buddhist Ladakhis is the population increase by Muslims in Ladakh, where the latter are in a minority, as part...

Kunzum Travel List #04: Sangla: The Gods may have lived here...

Pluck a red, crispy apple from the orchards. Walk down and ruminate while you eat it by the Baspa river. Listen to the musical...

Delhi 101: #15 Purana Qila (Old Fort) – Where Emperors take...

Three different rulers (one mythological, two real) zeroed in on the site of the present day Purana Qila (Old Fort) as their seat of...

Kunzum Route K11: Driving from Delhi to Srinagar, Kashmir including Jammu,...

I drove to Jammu and Kashmir in April 2010 (yes, that’s right – I drove; don’t know any other way to travel) from Delhi....

Pushkar, Rajasthan: Go Sign Spotting!

All the images here were taken in Pushkar in Rajasthan. Interesting, right? How about making a game of it? Next time you go to...

Magnetic Hill near Leh in Ladakh: Is it for real?

Can your car get a life of its own due to some unknown natural phenomena? It seems to be the case at the Magnetic...

Little Rann of Kutch, Gujarat – India | e-Book

What do you do when you see miles of unbroken surface of dark silt, all bare and without a sign of life? You will...

Goodbye Gujarat, onto the western coast: The Great Arabian Sea Drive...

Left Velavadar for a two day journey to Ratnagiri in south Maharashtra. Got a flavour of Gujarat, will be back for lots more. Stopped for...