Gentle breezes across the Lake, Bursts of colorful bougainvillea, rhododendrons, frangipanis, elusive perfumes wafting from each corner, the light twinkling on the water, the classically beautiful lakeside havelis thronging the shoreline. We are discussing life, love, literature with our new-found, eminently entertaining friends Bob and Wendy. We are covertly and nefariously drinking gin from Bill’s […]Read More Délices d’Architecture- Udaipur
The Golden Fort – a fairytale sandcastle rising, mirage-like, in the vast Rajasthani desert. We are safe and secure, nestled in its bosom. Let the Barbarians try to scale the steep ramparts! This fort has never been taken…but we are.Read More Délices d’Architecture – Jaisalmer
The many faces of Jaisalmer FortRead More May the Fort be with you: Jaisalmer
Our new best friend in Jaisalmer and supplier of quality textiles and jewellery, Kumlish Vayas, kindly demonstrates one Rajasthani way to wrap a turban. Piccies and short film below.Read More How to tie a Turban
We are here in Jaisalmer about to observe my 60th birthday and a splendid setting it is for it too. Oh so beautiful, beyond words and the power of photographs to convey. We were wandering about outside the walls, looking for a cup of masala chai when a procession of legendary figures strutted past. […]Read More Old Father Time
Petals are strewn and Chai is poured, Clueless tourists wander. Cows scratch, monkeys clawed Topless pilgrims ponder.Read More Pushkar Too
The Sacred Cows of Pushkar have it sorted. They wander here and there to designated spots and, confident of their own significance, bellow their arrival, signalling also that it is time for a little snack. Post bellow serious and meaningful eyeball contact is established. The necessary is done. The Universe, (on this occasion assuming […]Read More Pushkar: Holy Cow !