Heart of India – Madhya Pradesh

When magnificent Madhya Pradesh brought a smile on our faces. Picture taken in 2019, please travel responsibly and safely.

Photo bombing

Photobombing by pigeons 🐦 and crows is a common occurrence in India. Do you have interesting experiences to share?

This precious life

This life is too precious to be left into the throngs of destiny or played with or even risked for moments of socialization. If you can save even one life with your precautions, then it is all worth it!

Cooking blunders

Yesterday, I was able to correct a cooking blunder and although I do not feel like a superhero, I feel it is worthwhile to share my experience:I usually add dried mushroom powder to sautéed vegetables to get that roasted umami flavour. But yesterday, while sprinkling the shiitake mushroom powder, a few tablespoons were accidentally thrown…

Monday 😑

The Voldemort of all the days – Mondays!How do you make your Mondays bearable? I have a very hectic schedule in the beginning of the week so Mondays always turn out to be tiring for me.

Magnificent Jharokhas

जरा इन खिणकियों के बाहर तो झाँको, दुनिया बहुत हसीन है! The many #jharokhas and ornate windows of the magnificent Mehrangarh Fort, Jodhpur. Please travel responsibly – get fully vaccinated first and wait for the overall cases to go down for at least 4 months.

Night thoughts

At a snail’s paceI let go; discoveringPeace in mundaneAnd joy in nothingnessWith a flowing maneIn the gentle breezeOf this miraculous night. Caption taken from my poem “The Night Fairy”

Travel nostalgia – Mehrangarh Fort, Jodhpur, Rajasthan

The arch and dome architecture was introduced by the Arabs in India around the time of Delhi Sultanate. Through centuries, this style has been seamlessly adapted and adopted by the many royal families of India. Case in point being this arched courtyard at the Mehrangarh Fort, Jodhpur.Do not forget to zoom in and have a…

Travel musings – Mehrangarh Fort, Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India

The bamboo curtains of our childhood are a thing of past now. I feel they were better compared to the polyester curtains that we are using these days – synthetic fibre which are not able to shield us well from the heat wave.Nostalgia hit us at Mehrangarh Fort where these bamboo curtains protect the fort…