Mysore, a Royal city of Myriad Experiences

Mysore, now known as Mysuru, is an important part of Indian History with an interesting past. It is remembered for its brilliant royal heritage and impressive monuments. The Mysore Palace has been listed as a World Heritage Site, a towering and overwhelming palace, it is grand and humbling at the same time. Mysore is known…

Shantiniketan, historical retreat of a philosopher

Shantiniketan (meaning “abode of peace”) is one of the marvellous creations of Rabindranath Tagore (1861-1941), the great writer, artist, songwriter and educationalist. He was awarded the Nobel Literature laureate in the year 1913 and he was an important figure in Bengali Renaissance. In 1901, Tagore founded a school, and a university in 1921, popularly known…

Auroville – A sustainable serendipity

The Sri Aurobindo Ashram was established in the early 20th century by Sri Aurobindo and his Mother whose vision was the integrity of mankind. At the inauguration, soil samples of 124 nationalities were brought and put in the Urn which is in the amphitheatre. Auroville gives hope to children and youth.  In one word “Human Unity”.…

Rajasthan Tours

Churu – the beautiful ghost town of Rajasthan!

Churu was the hub for prosperous Marwari merchants who traded in textile, spices and opium, they travelled across the world and brought back stories of their experiences of the world, and depicted them in paintings on walls outside and inside their havelies (homes) all across the town. Each merchant’s haveli, was a sprawling mansion with…