The Birdwatcher’s House In Thattekad Forest

Travel review of Bird Song Homestay in Thattekad Kerala with illustrations and stories. Travel tips. Continue reading The Birdwatcher’s House In Thattekad Forest

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Salam Singh Ki Haveli – A House of Luxury and Decadance

Once upon a time in Jaisalmer, the walls of Salam Singh’s Haveli trembled with occurrences of cruelty. Women feared event its shadow, and the curse it could bring upon them. A few miles away in the Thar Desert, Kuldhara village has similar stories of a curse, and remains an abandoned place. Legend says that it remains deserted to this day because of the misdeeds of diwan Salam Singh. Continue reading Salam Singh Ki Haveli – A House of Luxury and Decadance

Qissa Haveli Ka- A Tale of my Husband’s Ancestral House within the Pink City

The musty smell was a constant feature. My childhood memories are attached to this smell, and then few. Like running down to buy kachoris if any guest came. Since the famous shop was so close, we followed the golden rule of “always eating fresh”. Continue reading Qissa Haveli Ka- A Tale of my Husband’s Ancestral House within the Pink City