Yumthang in Sikkim: God’s own Land

 Guest column by Aditi S Sikkim is a traveller’s dream come true. The towering snow capped Kanchenjunga and the flat lowlands with their diverse flora...

Photo of the Day: Sumi Tribe of Nagaland at Hornbill Festival

This image of Sumi tribals was taken at the Hornbill Festival in Nagaland that takes place from December 1-7 every year. The Sumis are...

Delhi 101: #1 And history changed forever…Quwwat-ul-Islam mosque

The Delhi we know today had its foundations laid in A.D.1191-92 when Mohammed Ghori of Ghazni in central- east Afghanistan defeated Prithviraj Chauhan, the...

Sign in Bikaner: Body fitness does not begin at home

This sign for a body fitness centre was spotted by me in Bikaner. Looks like a gym started by someone at home. Seen on...

Go to Bikaner with an empty stomach

Bikaner can get anorexics to start questioning their own resolve. The city is full of food, all in your face, being prepared afresh and...

The vegetable sellers of Leh

All through the summers, dozens of women take up spots on the pavements of the main bazaar of Leh to sell vegetables. One look...

Delhi 101: A City of a Thousand Images

A character sketch of Delhi is made up of a thousand heads. And they all jostle on a dynamic canvas. In the process, some pop...

Gallery : Goat Grazing near the Taj Mahal, Agra

Limited edition prints of this image are for sale. Ordering info is given at the end of the post. Click on the image for...

Visiting Lothal, the ancient Harappan Civilization site: The Great Arabian Sea...

After Dholavira a few days ago, I got some readers advising I visit Lothal, another major Harappan town of the ancient Indus River Valley...