Shekhawati in Rajasthan: An Abandoned Legacy

Photo Feature by Prashanth Vishwanathan The havelis of Shekhawati in Rajasthan are profusely painted with frescoes depicting gods and kings, flowers and arabesques and scenes...

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...

Hotel Review: Devra Homestay / Hotel, Udaipur, Rajasthan – Why would...

They advertise themselves as a hotel on their website but they really are a true homestay. Where your hosts, erstwhile royalty Major Durga Das...

Pushkar Camel Fair: Meet the Puppet Man from Jaipur

Phool Chand Bhatt pursues his ancestral profession of making puppets for both sale and to put up shows. He lives in Jaipur, but travels...

Photo of the day : Camel Sellers Drinking Tea At Camel...

High quality, archival prints of this image are for sale. Ordering info is given at the end of the post.

Chittaurgarh Fort – Symbol of Rajput Valour & Bravery

Chittaurgarh has the larget fort in India built atop a hill offering a rich history of Rajputs who left behind the most incredible structures.

Fruit and Vegetable Sellers of Udaipur, Rajasthan

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f70_ZO7L_Ks This video was made at the Purani Subzi Mandi (old vegetable market) in Udaipur in Rajasthan in India. With most stalls run by women,...

Setting Sun at the Sam Dunes near Jaisalmer in Rajasthan

This image was taken at the Sam (pronounced some) Dunes near Jaisalmer in Rajasthan. See the complete collection on Flickr. Sam is located about 45...

Shopping in Bikaner’s bazaars, at night

Someone needs to send Wee Willie Winkie to put the people of Bikaner at bed on time. They simply don’t want to call it...

The Allure of Lake Pichola, Udaipur

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