Apr 202016
 
World Heritage Day Walk in Mehrauli with INTACH

INTACH Heritage Walk in Mehrauli Archaeological  Park April 18 is World Heritage Day, aka known as International Day for Monuments and Sites.  So desi Traveler went on his own little jaunt with INTACH Delhi Chapter for a little heritage tour of Mehrauli Archaeological  Park. Now this was not my first visit to Mehrauli, nor it will be last, for Mehrauli has more history per square meter than any other place in Delhi. And this history spans more than a thousand years from the Pre-Islam days in India to all the way to British times, all this you can cover in [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Jan 052015
 
Agrasen Ki Baoli -New Delhi

 Agrasen Ki Baoli : A Haunted Stepwell in Delhi ? I was standing on the last step of Agrasen or Ugarsen Ki Baoli and looking at all the skyscrapers surrounding the hundreds of year old Stepwell when some pigeons decide punctuate the blue sky. As if by reflex I press the shutter button trying to freeze their flight forever. Today when we open a tap we expect clean drinking water that originated thousands of miles away in some Himalayan glacier or has been hiding in an abyss hundreds of meters deep. India my motherland is a land of so many [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]