Remains of Ancient Temple within Nurpur Fort in Kangra

Ancient temple in Noorpur Fort in Kangra

This photo story takes you to the Nurpur Fort in Kangra. The fort has a high platform of an ancient temple. The platform is profusely decorated with different types of traditional motifs. The panels on the platform walls showcase stories from the life of Krishna, rows of Kirtimukhas (the Faces …

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Divine Guest List of Shivratri Fair, Mandi

Pictures of Shivratri Fair that takes place in Mandi, Himachal Pradesh

The four-century old Shivratri fair always has a long divine guest list. The annual fair happens in Mandi, Himachal Pradesh during February-March. The fair begins with the arrival of Kamrunag devta (deity) in Mandi town. Then a stream of hill deities reaches Mandi. Almost all the deities pay a visit …

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Three things I love about Leh

Folk dancers before Ladakh Festival 2013 in Leh

Leh is doing the same. Leh is maintaining existing and creating new heritage attractions for tourists, travelers, and future generations. Many of these attractions are hidden in slim lanes and by lanes and / or crowning the steep rocky slopes. So, you and I can explore them on foot only, an age old way of doing and seeing the things.

Connotations of White Chrysanthemums

Ideas for India travel

Delicate white chrysanthemums come in wide varieties: anemone, decorative, double Korean, incurved, incurving, reflexed, spider, and spoon. Many of these flowers are not pure white. A dash of pink, purple, and yellow hues enhances the white refreshing petals. The white blooms have different meanings in different countries. For example, white …

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