Jhansi Fort and the Legend of Jhansi ki Rani

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Like most of the kids these days my almost 7-year-old Dotty, is obsessed with stories about damsels in distress being rescued by courageous men. So on our Delhi to Kanha Road trip we stopped over at Jhansi to give her a first hand account of how courageous and brave Jhansi ki Rani was. Jhansi Fort – A Testament of Courage and Honor stands tall even today depicting the saga of how a true queen can stand and fight for the honor of her Kingdom.

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The Khajuraho Temple Guide

Kandaria Mahadeva Temple Western Group of Temples Khajuraho

Situated in Chattarpur District, Khajuraho is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is famous for its Nagara Style Architecture and erotic sculptures. Over a period of many centuries, the present day Khajuraho has been known by many names such as “Khajur Vatika”, “Kajarra” and “The Land of the Gods”. Out of 85 temples that were built over the period, only 25 have survived the test of time.

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Orchha – A Hidden Wonder

Orchha Chattri

Orchha (means Hidden), a small sleepy town in Madhya Pradesh unknown for many is actually, a hidden treasure. Nestled on the banks of river Betwa, this historical town was founded in the 16th century by Rudra Pratap, the Bundela Rajput Chief. What makes this town special are the fascinating temples and palaces that make this town seem frozen in time. Orchha was once the capital of the largest and most powerful kingdoms of Central India. The monuments here still retain the grandeur of its lost era. The Mughal inspired Rajput architecture resonates in the palaces and temples here.

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When Munnar Blooms Blue

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The once in a blue moon phenomenon is finally here and Munnar has turned dreamy blue again. Neelakurinji (Strobilanthes Kunthiana) a flower that blooms only once in 12 years is all set to bloom this year. These purplish blue flowers cover the slopes and ravines of Munnar into a visual extravaganza. Munnar is covered in a blanket of blue.

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Manali Musings

Solang Valley Manali

Manali is magical. The nirvana quiet snow-capped mountains, rising towards the endless jewel blue sky. The river Beas resembling a swirling brook hopping over the rocks happily. The lush green meadow embracing everything looks straight out of a story book. The scenic beauty! There are…

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