Jun 102015
 
Rangoli Frescoes in Rajasthan: A tradition lost & found

Rangoli Frescoes Found in Rajasthan I was watching Hitch the nth time and like every time Will Smith’s character Hitch says Hitch: Heard of Michelangelo? Heard of the Sistine Chapel? Albert: Yeah? [Points at himself] Hitch: Michelangelo. [Points at Albert] Hitch: Sistine Chapel. Albert: So you’re saying you can make this work? Hitch: My name is Alex Hitchens. Let’s go paint that ceiling. Now please look at the picture below it is a rangoli design right? But it is not painted on the floor it is painted on the ceiling!  The central sphere that you see is actually the [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Apr 302015
 
May 2015 Calendar- Download Desktop Wallpaper

  May 2015 calendar desktop wallpaper : Houseboat in backwaters of Kerala There is no if but or may, as May is already looking at us in face and telling us to be ready for the Heat and Dust. In most of North India we will experience dust storms, loo and an acute shortage of water and electricity.  May is also the month when we are ready to pack our bags and head for our summer vacations. But like I say many times for people like me summer vacations mostly meant visiting relatives, specially your grandparents if you lived [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Mar 312015
 
April 2015 Calendar- Download Desktop Wallpaper

April 2015 calendar desktop wallpaper: Magical Sunset at Lake Vembanad Kerala So April is knocking on the door, announcing that the spring is over and be ready for the hot, hotter and hottest months of April, May and June in India. With this it is also time to unveil the monthly calendar, so for April 2015 calendar desktop wallpaper we have this picture of a magical Sunset from the banks of Lake Vembanad, in Kerala.  I clicked this particular picture at Kumarakom Lake Resort, where Prince Charles celebrated his birthday along with Duchess of Cornwall. The April 2015 calendar [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Mar 162015
 
Beautiful Rangoli Designs that will steal your heart

Beautiful Ethnic  Rangoli Designs With Modern Innovative Touch So I love colors of India and my love has only grown and as time passes I continue to drench myself in the colors of India from the Rang Rangeelo Rajasthan to psychedelic sunsets in Kerala and everywhere in between. We Indians express our joy with colors, Red, green, blue, yellow, white blue every color  has a significance a reason and a place in the Rangolis we make in front of our homes. Yes this post is about Rangoli but very different kind of rangolis that I had never seen before. May I [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Oct 202014
 
Pushkar Resorts: A Family Fun destination in Rajasthan

Pushkar Resort Perfect family Getaway from Delhi Nobody can resist the charms of Rang Rangeelo Rajasthan, famous for its royal palaces, golden dunes, endangered tigers and some of the most luxurious resorts in country. As the biggest tourist magnet in North India Rajasthan has perfected the art of luxury travel and every where you are welcomed with Padharo Mhare desh by mustached men welcoming you with folded hands. Once we left the cacophony of Ajmer the roads starts winding uphill and you can see the city of Ajmer from various bends overlooking the plane. True to tradition an old [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Oct 102014
 
Lakshman Sagar : A Fairy Tale in Rajasthan

Lakshman Sagar: A Fairy Tale Luxury Heritage Resort in Rustic Rajasthan There are hotels and then there are luxury hotels, once you are done with luxury what is left to experience?  May I suggest living in a fairy tale from another era? The recipe is not easy to replicate but let me try. Take an old hunting lodge of King, add a beautiful lake surrounded by OLD Banyan trees where Peacocks perch for night, add a couple of havelis, now bring some creative interior decorators who add a dash of colors and a lot of local daily use things [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Oct 032014
 
Guess Where Contest

  Guess Where  is this beautiful palace Your’s truly was busy last few weeks traveling both for fun as well as for work, now as for me Work is also fun sometimes the boundaries are a bit blurred.  So today I give you couple of pictures of my travels while I work on a detailed post about one of the places I visited. This is a very unique fairy tale type location and the bold colors should give away where it is.  But if you can pin point the exact place I will send you a large print of [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Apr 082014
 
Travel Tuesday Picture: Holi in Kerala

Holi Hai :  International Travel Bloggers Play Holi in Kerala Holi is one of the most colorful festivals of India.  Countless poems, paintings, songs can be found celebrating the joy of Holi. There was a time when no Bollywood movie would be complete without drenching the heroines white sari in colors of Holi.  Even latest movies like  Yeh Jawani Hai Diwani, had the mandatory Holi song,  even though they are in the cold mountains of Manali, which was actually Gulmarg. Anyways this post is not about the movie or Holi in movies, it is about how Holi is considered  an [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Jan 282014
 
Colors of India: The Homes In Indian Villages & Small Towns

Beautiful Colors of India in Villages and Small Towns Whenever I travel, one of my aims is to click pictures of homes, not houses but homes.  You cannot just walk into anybody’s home and click pictures; you would need to be invisible for that. As I am yet to find my invisibility cloak ala Mr. India, I am just happy clicking pictures of homes from outside.  You see for last many years we have lived in apartment complex, where you do not have much choice on the color of exterior, but one can play with decorating interiors with many [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Jan 212014
 
Showcase on Traveler & Photographer: Saurabh Chatterjee

Meet Saurabh Chatterjee: Traveler and Photographer Dear readers today we will showcase a unique traveler who has crisscrossed India’s remote corners and photographing her wonders with his lens in his own very unique style.  Almost all of us have a dream somewhere buried deep inside us to follow our passions, but few can muster enough courage to embrace dreams and say sayonara to 9-5. Well not Saurabh Chatterjee after a very successful career in IT with some of the top MNCs he decided to chase his two missions in his life – to see INDIA and to make every [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]