Sunset at Monsoon Palace


As promised yesterday, here's the view we saw atop the Monsoon Palace, Udaipur, Rajasthan. Like I said, neither my words, nor my pictures could do justice to what we saw. This must suffice for now. Photo taken with a Moto G3, edited Befunky. Click/tap to enter my Flickr Photostream This is post #5 in this … Continue reading Sunset at Monsoon Palace

Myths about Monsoon Palace


Researching for our trip to Udaipur, we had heard and read about the amazing views of the Aravalli hills from the Monsoon Palace, especially at sunset. The Monsoon Palace was constructed specifically for the purposes of observing the monsoon clouds—and what better time to visit the Palace than in the monsoon! It had poured heavily … Continue reading Myths about Monsoon Palace

Sunset at Sangam


We're in November! The year is fast ending. Now where did this year go? For those who know me, it's been one heck of a roller coaster the past couple of years. And given all that's going on right now, it would be madness to even think about participating in, what the blogosphere calls, the … Continue reading Sunset at Sangam

Welcome view


I wanted to write about the stereotypical portrayal of Rajasthan - a traditionally attired instrumentalist, strumming his Ravanhatta and playing Raag Maand and perhaps the most popular, and misinterpreted Rajasthani folk song "Kesariya Balam". But I'll shut up this one time, and sit with the Rajput royals and look out for the monsoon clouds atop … Continue reading Welcome view