Whilst planning my trip to South India in 2016 I spent a good many hours scouring what information Google maps can provide, in particular looking out for interesting places within walking distance of where I plan to stay; something I can squeeze into my itinerary in the early […]
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Walking along Beach Road in Pondicherry one can’t help but notice the impressive Our Lady of Angels Church (or Eglise De Notre Dame Des Anges) – standing in the former Capuchins’ square looking out over the Bay of Bengal.
Periyar National Park is the oldest national park in the state of Kerala, created in 1934 by the Travancore government. This vast reserve of some 780 sq km varies in altitude from 900m to 1800m, and likewise the terrain varies considerably from open grasslands to dense tropical forest.
The centre of Madurai is dominated by the Meenakshi Amman Temple. Also known as Meenakshi Sundareswarar Temple and Tiru-aalavai, it was founded by the Pandyas but has been completely rebuilt in later times.
Thirumalai Nayak Palace was built in 1636 by King Thirumalai Nayak as a focal point of his capital at Madurai. The king ruled over Madurai from 1623 to 1659, and intended the palace to be one of the grandest in Southern India.
During my short stay in Kochi I was fortunate enough to attend a Kathakali dance performance. The venue for this was the Kerala Kathakali Centre. Founded in 1990, the center’s aim is to popularize and encourage the classical arts of Kerala, discover new talent, and improve the standards […]
Below are some shots taken during my time roaming about the city of Jodhpur. They are essentially left over shots having already done ten blog posts on locations and events in the city.
For more shots of Jodhpur, here’s the individual postings I’ve made on the city :
Mehrangarh Fort – The Interior
Mehrangarh Fort – The Exterior
Ghantaghar Clock Tower
Toorji Ka Jhalra
Mahila Bagh Ka Jhalra
Rao Jodha Desert Rock Park
Holi – Day 1 – Holika Dahan
Holi – Day 2 – Rangwali Holi
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The Junnar region in Maharashtra has the largest number of rock-cut caves in India, numbering over 200 independent excavations and spread over the four hills. All the caves here belong to the Hinayana phase and are datable from mid 3rd century B.C. to late 3rd century A.D.