Jaisalmer – The Fort, Havelis and Cenotaphs

Jaisalmer, The Grand Desert Town of Rajasthan is charismatic in its rustic old world charm despite being swarmed by tourist traffic during winter. It holds a special charm to every Bengali due to its feature in Satyajit Ray’s thriller “Sonar Kella” since 1971. Buoyed by the cult film’s nostalgia I arrived in Jaisalmer couple of…

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Desert National Park ~ Deserted Wonderland of Rajasthan

Thar Desert, situated in the north west part of Rajasthan is the smallest but most densely populated desert of the World. It is a unique place only one of its kind and displays amazing bio diversity. In 1980, Govt of India declared most of the Jaisalmer and Barmer district as Desert National Park to protect…

Jaipur on Foot ~ The Pink City Walk

Jaipur, The Grand  Pink City designed by architect Bidyadhar Bhattacharya in 1726 is today the capital and at the helm of all affairs of the state of Rajasthan. Its grandeur continues till today as it grows beyond the old walled town(Pink City) and evolved to a modern metropolis with all modern amenities though still holding…

Osian ~ Rustic Gateway to The Thar

Osian, a little known village tucked in rural Rajasthan can bewilder you with its rustic charm. Osian is a gateway to the Thar. It offers unspoilt desert flora and fauna, old temples and an unforgettable experience. 15th Nov, 2014 It was a lazy and warm November afternoon.I reached Osian, 70 Kms away from Jodhpur by…