Hampi: An Indian Rome

It was like moving on a movie set, a place so dramatic in its natural form, is hard to imagine. Unreal and bewitching, the ruins of Hampi, lying scattered over a landscape to leave you mesmerized. Giant boulders perching for miles, set under azure blue sky with jade green palm cover serving as the background….

Varanasi: Older than legend, older than tradition

I went to Varanasi in search of Kashi – the oldest city in the world; where Lord Shiva himself whispers the mantras of salvation in the ears of a dying person. It is a dwelling of all gods, where every ghat has a mythology attached to it, a powerful kingdom mentioned in the Jataka tales,…