Leaving after a quick breakfast in the hopes of making a head start, I am soon on my way, to Bharatpur, approximately 55 kms west of Agra. Although my tour itinerary suggests Fatehpur Sikri, another deserted Mughal Fort built by Emperor Akbar in 1569, I opt to visit the Keoladeo Ghana National Park. Also, Read More

Waking up in Agra and knowing that I will soon be at the famed Taj Mahal is exciting. This has been on my bucket list for far too long and it’s finally time to strike if off. The aftermath of freak showers last night has left the day cool and extremely pleasant. My guide,, Read More

As we disembark at Mysore, the second largest city in the state of Karnataka, I am already fascinated by this historically significant city. The old world charm of colonial India in all its untold grandeur and glory is interspersed with colour and contrariness and utterly breathtaking. Multi ethnic people, sporting their turbans and unkempt, Read More

UL 171, from Colombo to Bangalore is due to leave at 6.30 pm. As we get to the airport that evening, an electrical storm breaks overhead. The airport is plunged into darkness several times and the computers keep crashing. We didn’t care just as long as the air plane didn’t! The flight leaves a, Read More