Ghost Cat Diaries

Ghost Cat Diaries

Continued from…. They say well prepared is half done. And prepare we did for this trip. After all, we were…

The Terai Trains

The Terai Trains

“Almost every other week, one of the station staff sees a tiger around here. Occasionally, a leopard. Elephants, well in…

Tale of Two Kingdoms – Redux

Tale of Two Kingdoms – Redux

The fabled land of Rajasthan was actually a collection of princely states. Chief among them were the states of Mewar…

The Dhoulpur State Railway

The Dhoulpur State Railway

In a tiny spit of Rajasthan – sandwiched between Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh, lies the town of Dhoulpur. Once…

To Digpa Ratsa Ri

To Digpa Ratsa Ri

Sometimes, it just comes together. Months of planning, researching and preparing pays off. We were given the opportunity to spend…

The little trains to nowhere

The little trains to nowhere

Over the last decade or so, India has accelerated the pace of replacing its narrow and meter gauge railways with…

Jewels in the Dust

Jewels in the Dust

On an unassuming street in dusty Junagadh, lie two of India’s least celebrated architectural marvels. The Mahabat Maqbara (mausoleum) and…

Dharakhoh

Dharakhoh

There is a place on this planet which you probably would have never heard of, had you not been reading…

Symbol of Spiti

Symbol of Spiti

  The gompa (monastery) at Ki is said to have been founded in the 11th century. The largest among all…