A day in Magnificent Mehrangarh Fort

It was my second visit to Jodhpur, first time I went with my friend more than a decade ago and this time I went alone. I booked an old haveli near Mehrangarh Fort. I booked an overnight train for Jodhpur from Delhi and reached there in morning. I had booked a Haveli in the old … Read moreA day in Magnificent Mehrangarh Fort

Music in Mehrangarh Fort – Jodhpur

This guy was sitting with family after the second gate of Mehrangarh fort and playing his Thori or Nayak Bhopas. His elder son, who is probably 4 years old was giving him company and playing a small drum (Dhol). Wife was sitting quietly and didn’t reply to anything I asked ๐Ÿ™‚ She was taking care … Read moreMusic in Mehrangarh Fort – Jodhpur

Misty Matheran Places to See (From Mumbai)

We (I and my friend) were in Maharastra for 2 weeks around end September and during our Maharastra trip, we visited Matheran from Mumbai. Our original idea was to take toy train from Panvel to Matheran but when we tried to book the tickets, we came to know that toy train doesn’t ply in monsoon … Read moreMisty Matheran Places to See (From Mumbai)

Kathakali Dancers and Performace

Kathakali is a dance form from Kerala. It is very complex dance form with elaborate makeup and costume. I saw my first Kathakali performance in Cochin. We booked tickets over the phone. The theater people advised us to visit at least 2 hours before the performance so that we can see artist apply elaborate makeup … Read moreKathakali Dancers and Performace

Dudhsagar Waterfall Goa in Monsoon

I haven’t visited Dudhsagar waterfall Goa during my earlier two trips to Goa but this time, I had decided to definitely visit it. I was traveling with two other female friends and they also liked the idea. Dudhsagar waterfall is approx 65-70 Kms from most of the places in North Goa and there is no … Read moreDudhsagar Waterfall Goa in Monsoon

Rababri Tribe Women – Nomadic Herders

We visited a small hamlet of Rabari tribe in Hodka village near Great Rann of Kutch during our stay in one of the famous Eco resort in the area. There was only 10-12 house and the main occupation for them is making different handicraft items, mainly with Rabari embroidery (Which is also known as kuchi … Read moreRababri Tribe Women – Nomadic Herders

Tips for traveling with elderly parents

We all (Almost everyone ๐Ÿ˜‰ ) likes to travel. Same goes for our parents but they hesitate because they feel it is too difficult for them to travel in old age and they will burden us during holidays. I had traveled with my elderly parents few times for holidays and came across few things/challenges. From … Read moreTips for traveling with elderly parents

Osian Sand Dunes: You can Skip in Jodhpur

Jodhpur is an old and rustic city but got modern touch with time. There are some really interesting places in the city and around it. I have one afternoon free so, I decided to visit Osian sand dunes. Jodhpur is full of history and have spectacular monuments like Mehrangarh Fort and Jaswant Thada Other then … Read moreOsian Sand Dunes: You can Skip in Jodhpur

Places to visit in Jaipur at night

Jaipur by night Amer light and sound show

Jaipur is the city of monuments, palaces, and forts. There are unlimited places and markets in Jaipur for a traveler. Every time I visited Jaipur, I discovered something new. On most of the occasions, I went to a nice place for dinner or spent my evening relaxing. During my last visit, I decided to explore … Read morePlaces to visit in Jaipur at night