The joys of a custom built Calendar

Across northern India each season is harsh and extreme. Summers are hot and long. Monsoons sultry and very wet. While winters (my choice for worst time of the year) are bone chilling cold. Its pretty much a fight to somehow see through each phase of the year. (The majestic Surya at the City Palace, Udaipur)…

Night out in Varanasi

>By the time the sun sets in Varanasi all roads lead to ghats once again.This time it’s for the most happening event in Varanasi’s night life… the Ganga aarti on Dashashvamedh Ghat. Crowds gather. A colourful, excited, eclectic mixture of locals, domestic and foreign tourists. The steps leading to the ghat become the ‘stands’ while…