On a road in Gokarna

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. 

Malgudi Days Revisited

Having read the books and seen the television show, I was delighted to come across an article about the house where the series was filmed.

Legend of Bhangarh Fort

It’s supposed to be the most haunted place in Rajasthan.

There’s a notice by ASI which says that the fort is haunted and no one should remain there after sunset.

Kimansion Inn-Kochi

Kimansion made for a near perfect New Year stay for us, a few years ago. The 100 year old bungalow (a British one) is turned into a bed and breakfast.

Journaling at Kipling Bungalow

Inside the JJ School of Art, is a bungalow that belonged to the famous author and Nobel laureate Rudyard Kipling.

Hunting Lodge – Kila Dalijoda

Kila Dalijoda was built by Raja Jyoti Prasad Singh Deo in 1931. It was the hunting lodge for the Panchakote Raj Dynasty. Today, Debjit Singh Deo and his wife Namrata have converted it into a boutique hotel.

Ghalib Ki Haveli – Lost in the Bylanes of Purani Dilli

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.

Fascinating Frescos of Podar Haveli

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.