We visited Oceangreen Homestay to experience the onset of Monsoons last year. Although everyone cautioned against it, the heart wants what the heart wants. Continue reading Rainy Days in Oceangreen Kannur
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
I can’t help but wonder about these traditional houses … who lives in them, what are the aspirations of those people, and their relationship with their homes. Continue reading On a road in Gokarna
Mirza Ghalib’s haveli is located in Gali Qasim Jan of Ballimaran. It was given the status of a heritage site, after a 1997 high court judgement, by the Archaeological Survey of India. Since then the structure has been restored and converted into a museum. Continue reading Ghalib Ki Haveli – Lost in the bylanes of Purani Dilli
Podar Haveli, an ostentatious home covered in frescos, was built by Mr. Anandilal Podar in 1902. It is one of the many havelis in the Shekhawati region of Rajasthan. Continue reading Fascinating Frescos of Podar Haveli
A photograph, a sketch, and some words to give a glimpse into houses.
(Theme Reveal for #AtoZChallenge @Blogchatter) Continue reading Every House Has a Soul
What sets the Bhutan National Library apart, is that its built like a traditional temple, or lakhanga. Continue reading Bhutan Diaries: A Thimphu Library Like No Other