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...

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...

Photo of the day: Lock on Green Wall in Shekhawati, Rajasthan

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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,...

Pushkar in Rajasthan: Meet Kikasso, the ‘modernist inspired by Picasso’

One of the perks of being a travel writer is you get to meet characters you did not even know existed. Including Kikasso the...

Bikaner: This is where the mawa comes from

If you are an Indian, a sweet tooth has to be a part of your anatomy. With taste buds allocated specially to Indian sweets...

Hotel Review: Umaid Bhawan Palace, Jodhpur, Rajasthan

As a travel writer, I cannot allow excitement to cloud my opinion. But I could barely suppress the emotion at the prospect of checking...

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...

Bera, Rajasthan – India | e-Book

Welcome to Leopard Country - it is wild and free Believe it or not: There is a village in Rajasthan called Bera, surrounded by forests...