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Tag: Rajasthan

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Ranthambore Fort: Red lake, langurs and a Ganesha with three eyes

It is said to be one of the strongest forts in India. It isn’t a surprise as a fort sitting on a hilltop with deep trenches on three sides, surrounded

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7:30 pm | | Comments 7

Where a 180 million year old history is fossilised

The Akal Fossil Wood Park is located 18 kilometres from Jaisalmer town on the Jaisalmer-Barmer National highway 15. Occupying an area of about 21 hectares the park exposes several gymnospermous

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8:47 pm | | Comments 6

Desert National Park | For that Bustard feeling

Well, worst of summer is over. Although with onset of Monsoon, humidity will keep pushing us to limits. It’s safe to be in homes therefore due to all sorts of

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When story transcends literature and becomes an art and drama

We all have listened to stories in our childhood. And, I am certainly not talking here about text book stories but about bedtime stories listening to grandmas in particular. It

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1:05 pm | | Comments 2

There would have been no Jaisalmer without Gadsisar

In the maps, Gadsisar Lake of Jaisalmer is said to be as big as the city itself! Besides size, it also shares most of its age. In about 800 years

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12:04 pm | | Comments 2

Lodurva, a temple to see and a love story for delight

The vast barren dunes of Thar are strewed with many mysteries of history… many of them untold, a few unexplained. A lot of it might be because of absence of

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1:56 pm | | Comments 4

Bada Bagh: An oasis and cenotaphs side by side!

It was an amazing sight- with Royal Cenotaphs of the Bada Bagh in the foreground and towering windmills in the background. A modern technology making a backdrop for a slice

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8:25 pm | | Comments 2

A palace that welcomes monsoon to Lake City

Those who have been to Udaipur and would have gone out in the evening for a stroll along any of its lakes, they would have certainly noticed an illuminated castle

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Guns and colours at Holi of valour in Menar

So, you would have enjoyed the Holi of colours the previous day, but another part of India is today celebrating Holi in its unique way. I have often referred to

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9:52 pm | | Comments 2

मरु देश में होली के रंग aka Colours of Holi in Desert!

होली के मौसम में जिक्र एक और अनूठी होली का। यह होली राजस्थान की है। यह है बीकानेर इलाके की तणी होली। होली में तणी को काटने की प्रथा को

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