Elephanta Caves are a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a collection of cave temples predominantly dedicated to God Shiva. They are located on Elephanta Island in Mumbai Harbour. It consists of Shaivite caves and a few Buddhist stupa mounds. The Elephanta Caves contain rock cut stone sculptures cut from solid basalt rock. Except for a few exceptions, much of the artwork is defaced and damaged. The carvings narrate… Read More ELEPHANTA CAVES: WITHOUT THE ELEPHANT
A vast endless stretch of glimmering sand, splashes of salty water breaching its boundary and touching you, tranquil sky and a setting sun painting the evening sky in hues of orange and blue, darkness slowly creeping in, paving way for the soulful moon! Doesn’t the idea of being there and watching it happen excite you?… Read More EXPLORING THE BEACHES OF MUMBAI
Be it finding your way through an unknown city, asking strangers for help, taking a flight/train to a place off the beaten track – one need to be alert and on the feet to do all the time. Men naturally take charge of these situations on family holidays. It’s time to be independent and do the essentials on your own. The entire planning process may be bit daunting, but exciting for sure!… Read More Why I think that Indian girls should travel more often, preferably solo !
India has so much more to offer than the inconvenience one believe they will face. It has vast beaches, calming lakes, picturesque landscapes, and amazing architecture, one of the seven wonders, warm and welcoming people, adventurous treks, great falls, majestic rivers, world-class facilities, natural calm and much more.… Read More BUSTED: MYTHS ABOUT TRAVELLING TO INDIA
The university town of Shantiniketan is a veritable nerve centre of Bengal’s art and culture. It was established by Maharshi Devendranath Tagore, and later expanded by his son Rabindranath Tagore whose vision became what is now a Central University, Visva-Bharati University with an emphasis on the study of liberal arts as well as humanity’s relationship in the lap of nature.… Read More INTO THE ABODE OF NOBLE LAUREATE RABINDRANATH TAGORE