Caves, temples and more in Bhopal

  From Chanderi, we took a bus to Lalitpur, just about making it to the 1.45pm train to Bhopal. Upon reaching Bhopal, we headed to Hotel Sangam , which was fairly close to the station. We booked a zoomcar for the next day since we felt it might be cheaper and easier...

Fort, stepwell, textile and more in Chanderi

So from Jhansi, we decided to head to Chanderi… Now, these small towns have a certain charm about them, but on the other hand they are quite a pain when it comes to travel.. We had to take an auto from our hotel to the railway station, find a train heading to...

Exploring through the streets of Jhansi…

From Orchha, we were headed to a town that was a short 18kms away… We were going onwards to Jhansi, a historical city that is regarded as the gateway to Bundelkhand.. Situated between Betwa and Pahunch Rivers, Jhansi is a small town that was once called Balwant...

Architecture, history and more at Orchha

The historic town of Orchha, [the capital of the Bundela Rajput Kings] situated right along the banks of River Betwa, was founded back in the 16th century by Rudra Pratap, the Bundela Rajput Chief. We had booked a tent at Betwa Retreat [it is a Madhya Pradesh...

The joy of writing…

“How wonderful it is to be able to write someone a letter! To feel like conveying your thoughts to a person, to sit at your desk and pick up a pen, to put your thoughts into words like this is truly marvelous.”  ~ Haruki Murakami, Norwegian Wood...