Kunzum Travel Pix #13: Kites, Kites, Kites, Shekhawati, Rajasthan

Click on the image for a larger view The Kunzum Travel Pix is a series of images from our travels – where ...

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...

Bikaner Camel Festival: Festivities in a Sand Bowl under Open Skies

For two days and nights in January every year, the little known village of Ladera becomes a magical place. Venue of the Bikaner Camel...

Bikaner: The Junagarh Fort, a walk-through

Why would you bury a man (by himself) alive in the foundations of a fort or within one of the turrets (on horseback) if...

Gallery : Frescos and Blue Doors in Shekhawati, Rajasthan

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

Shop Signs: Brotherly Love in Retail Business

While in Bikaner, I noticed something peculiar: many shops had  signs stating the shop belongs to brothers. Sometimes two, sometimes three and sometimes no...

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....

Jodhpur: Selling a thousand eggs a day by the roadside

Who came first: the chicken or the egg? What happened first: Jodhpur’s Omelette Shop becoming famous or the coverage in Lonely Planet making it...

Route Planner: Delhi to Bikaner in Rajasthan

If you plan to go from Delhi to Bikaner by road, you could follow the route I took. I have presented it in the...

Photo of the Day: Dial 9799115956 for a camel

This photograph was taken at the Pushkar Camel Fair in Rajasthan where these animals are brought for trading. The number tattooed on the camel...