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,...

My trip to Rajasthan In January 2009

I have hit the road in Rajasthan on January 9, 2009 and expect to be driving around for a 3-week period. The itinerary covers Bikaner,...

Shop Sign in Bikaner: Starry Spicy Savouries, and Digital Photos

To appreciate this shop sign in Bikaner in Rajasthan, you will need to be able to read Hindi. The translation just cannot do justice...

Ranthambhore: Looking the tiger in the eye

Would you ride in an open Gypsy in temperatures in excess of 50 degrees Celsius? With the sun threatening to burn everything in sight,...

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...

Kunzum Travel List #20: Bikaner – An enchanting camel fair and...

Think of camel fairs, and chances are you will head to Pushkar in Rajasthan. But hold on to your horses (or camels) for a...

Is Lakshmi, the leopard cub, ready for the wild?

Remember I wrote about Lakshmi, the injured leopard cub, in the forests of Ranthambhore in the Indian state of Rajasthan who has been under...

Kunzum Route K101: New Delhi – Udaipur (Rajasthan), a Driving Guide

Welcome to Kunzum Routes! This is a series of time / distance charts between popular travel destinations covering just two points, or recommended circuits....

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 Allure of Lake Pichola, Udaipur

The allure and beauty of Lake Pichola in Udaipur is captured in this post.