Tiger Safari in Ranthambhore National Park in Rajasthan: How to go...

Off to Ranthambhore National Park for some tiger spotting? Get ready for the world’s strangest system to book a safari. On the face of it,...

Paliwal Brahmins of Kuldhara near Jaisalmer vanished into the night

This is one of the most bizarre stories of human migration one can hear. Drive 18 km west of Jaisalmer and you will come upon...

Pushkar Camel Fair: When acrobats could get sterilised

Events like the Pushkar Camel Fair are also a time to display special skills – with some bravado thrown in. Take the acrobats and...

Bera, Rajasthan: Welcome to Leopard country; it is wild and free

Believe it or not: There is a village in Rajasthan called Bera. It is surrounded by forests where leopards roam free. Along it flows...

High on Bhang in Rajasthan, without being a nuisance

When in Jaisalmer, do pay a visit to Doctor Bhang. Everyone knows where to find his ‘clinic.’ For a different kind of a high. Prepared...

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...

Kuldhara near Jaisalmer: A medieval architectural wonder

The first sight of Kuldhara village, more a town actually, sends one imagination running to the time it may have been inhabited. Buddha Singh,...

Gallery : 3-year old Tiger Cub waiting for lunch in Ranthambhore...

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

Kunzum Route K104: Driving from Delhi to Ranthambhore, Sawai Madhopur in...

I drove from Delhi to Ranthambhore National Park in May 2010, and took different routes going and coming back. Here goes: Delhi to Ranthambhore 6:15 am,...

Mount Abu: 10 Reasons to Visit

Mount Abu is an oasis in every sense of the word. With its lush green forests, water bodies and all-year round cool weather, it...