Laxmi Niwas Palace, Bikaner

The approach to Laxmi Niwas Palace down the long driveway evoked an Indian Downton Abbey episode of my imagination. The pink stone from Dulmera was the perfect medium with which Continue Reading →

Bikaner, Rajasthan

Fatehpur The town of Fatehpur is part of the Shekhawati region of Rajasthan and is often used as a base to explore the area. As we had chosen the smaller Continue Reading →

Pearl Palace Heritage Boutique Guesthouse, Jaipur

There is much competition in Jaipur for the tourist dollar, in all aspects of the industry, but no more so than in the accommodation sector. Most people want the romance Continue Reading →

Agra – Agra Fort, Taj Mahal & Fatehpur Sikri

Our drive to Agra did not begin at an early hour, for which we were grateful. Our driver, Anand, took us along the very new, privately owned Yamuna Expressway (it Continue Reading →

Delhi (Part 2) – New Delhi

Rajpath and India Gate Rajpath, which means “King’s Way”, is a tourist attraction for visitors, but is also considered one of the most important roads in India. It is the Continue Reading →

Delhi (Part 1) – Old Delhi

Arrival Even before we left the terminal of Indira Gandhi International Airport in Delhi we could smell India. It was evocative of home after a bush fire, but with an Continue Reading →