Snap shots from 2nd world war museum Kohima

Museums offer an exclusive entertaining experience of getting up close to things we usually only see in guides, magazines or on the television. Through the exhibition & public display of artifacts one can easily immortalize & glorify the historic events of the past & help it perpetuate! Here is a glimpse of the 2nd World…

2nd World War Cemetery Kohima

Attending the Hornbill festival in Kohima and not visiting the World War II cemetery is most unlikely. Yes! There is a much beautifully preserved and maintained War Cemetery which has also been graced by Prince Andrew, Duke of York, in 2012.  Commanding a view among the picturesque beauty of Kohima is the Kohima War Cemetery, built-in tribute…

Starting Again: with “The Hornbill Festival”

After almost three months now, I am not sure where I should begin from! It would not be entirely true, if I put the cause of my no show entirely on my job. Yes, I did feel lazy or somehow did not want to write though I had substance. In the last three months, I…

The Qutab Complex

The Qutab Minar is very near to where I stay. I chose to spend some leisure time around the flourishing & fresh gardens surrounding the complex this weekend. Here is a factual account of the historic & tall monument. With the onset of Islamic sultanate in India, the victory tower of Qutab Minar was started by…

Bagh-e-Bahu

On the embankment of Tawi river is this beautiful terraced garden called Bagh-e-Bahu. To kill some time before boarding the train back to Delhi, I opted to stroll around this Mughal-age garden. A glance at the garden This garden was built to compliment the Bahu fort; the oldest fort in the state. The Bahu fort…

The Yatra

After taking my alight from the bus, I headed towards the Yatri reservation centre & got a slip to embark on the saintly path. While crossing the first security check post, a medley of sights and sounds greeted me. While entering Battling the stimuli of horse smells & their dung, I along with many others…

On Way to Katra

 HERE are some glimpses of my journey to Katra from Jammu (a 2 hours journey{approx}).                                               Leaving behind Jammu                              …

Thus began another journey

Hey folks, I am happy to finally tell you that I just had a trip to Vaishno devi. A swift planning was all that was required for my first darshan of the Mata. Moreover, it’s been a year since I had gone out of Delhi. So, this trip was refreshment more than anything. I committed…

Top Attractions in Agra apart from the Taj Mahal

The Internationally famed city Agra, though synonymous with the Tajmahal, is definitely not a one-stop shop. Agra has been embellished with various tombs & mausoleums by the Mughal Kings. It is a historically important city showcasing the extraordinary antiquity of India. A crazy bustling city on the Shore of Yamuna River, Agra houses an array…

The spark that ignited here!

Somehow South India has always been close to my heart. I don’t exactly remember my first trip to Chennai as a mere 3 year old girl (which obviously was a family trip). But I guess my relation with that part of India had its foundation then, barely aware what role Chennai would play in my…

First Memoir… The Taj!

It’s been a few years since I visited the Taj Mahal, yet I can’t seem to stop raving about it. I very well remember the not so pleasant journey I had taken with my family to reach the ethereal monument. A polluted & drab city with dirty roads welcomed us.  Just a kilometer ahead we…