Post Tagged with: "Delhi"

Photography for Amateurs / Beginners: 4 Saturdays, July 6-27, Kunzum Travel Cafe, New Delhi

If you have been looking to learn the basics of photography, then the ESSENTIAL PHOTOGRAPHY course spread over ONE MONTH is just the one for you. WHO IS THIS FOR? The course is suited for photographers[Read More…]

by June 27, 2013 Media Lab, News & Events

Delhi 101: #31 Dariba Kalan – Pearls, gold, silver and all that is precious

Dariba Kalan, translated to ‘Street of Incomparable Pearl,’ is literally beyond compare. Or at least it was the case at a time when all that glittered was gold, silver, diamonds, precious gems and more. The[Read More…]

by July 24, 2012 Delhi, Destinations: India

Delhi 101: #30 Hire a wedding band and a mare – for a theme party

If you are married, or have no plans to tie the knot in a hurry, what use can a wedding band be to you? This post has been taken from Delhi 101, a book written by[Read More…]

by July 24, 2012 Delhi, Destinations: India

Delhi 101: #29 The Katras of Chandni Chowk – Dress up in a wedding saree or lehnga

What is it with women and their wedding outfits? Wonder if scientists will ever isolate the gene that makes wannabe brides treat it like a ‘life and death’ issue? But then again, it is almost[Read More…]

by July 16, 2012 Delhi, Destinations: India

Delhi 101: #28 Kinari Bazaar – Where colours change with seasons

Most of what glitters is not gold here, but this is where you go to jazz up for any occasion. Royally. Shopkeepers trace Kinari Bazaar back to the mid-17th century when Mughal Emperor Shahjahan built[Read More…]

by July 16, 2012 Delhi, Destinations: India

2-Day Photo Workshop with Master Photographer Dheeraj Paul, July 14-15, New Delhi

  Learn the fundamentals of photography with acclaimed photographer Dheeraj Paul in this special weekend workshop. The workshop covers the fundamentals of photography and will include: Equipment and its Handling; Going beyond technicalities to understand[Read More…]

by July 2, 2012 Media Lab, News & Events

Delhi 101: #27 Take a walk down Mehrauli Village

In the beginning Delhi was Mehrauli. When new cities like Jahanpanah, Siri and other subsequent ones came up, this became the old city. When Shahjahanabad was built, that was the new Delhi and Mehrauli was[Read More…]

by June 20, 2012 Delhi, Destinations: India

Delhi 101: #26 Bet no one tells you this one – Mehrauli Archaeological Park

Right, you would never guess this place exists. 99 percent of Delhites would not know of it either. And it is right behind the city’s most famous landmark, the Qutab Minar. If you mention Jamali[Read More…]

by June 18, 2012 Delhi, Destinations: India

Delhi 101: #25 Built in exchange for life – St. James Church

As he lay dying for two days in a battlefield, James Skinner vowed to build a church if he survived. The messiah came in the form of some poor peasants, who nursed him and other[Read More…]

by June 13, 2012 Delhi, Destinations: India

Delhi 101: #24 They all rest in peace here – Nicholson’s Cemetery

The Nicholson’s Cemetery is one of the earliest British cemeteries in India, named after General John Nicholson who died in the Great Revolt of 1857. Tragically, he was mortally wounded soon after the British were[Read More…]

by June 11, 2012 Delhi, Destinations: India