Fatehpur Sikri

Fatehpur Sikri was made into a UNESCO World Heritage site in 1986. The name Fatehpur also stands for the City of Victory. After occupying Agra in 1803, the East India Company established an administrative centre here and it remained so until 1850. In 1815, the Marquess of Hastings ordered the repair of monuments at Sikri.Continue reading “Fatehpur Sikri”

Agra and its Heritage sites

I visited Agra with my granddaughter after nearly 25 years. I was impressed by the cleanliness of the site and the guide’s explanation. It looked like a Unesco World Heritage site indeed! I have put together knowledge of my school history and the guide’s explanation to make this video. Three out of four videos areContinue reading “Agra and its Heritage sites”

Aihole and Pattadakallu – A Bird’s Eye View wiith Pramila Kudva

This place is called the cradle of architecture – 6th Century to 11th Century. It leaves one proud of the innovations and collation of ideas that these people could practice centuries ago!

Manipur – Here we come

A two-day visit to Manipur gave us a glimpse into the lives, culture and history of the land. I have tried to capture the memorable moments on camera and share them with all of you. A two-day visit to Manipur gave us a glimpse into the land’s lives, culture and history. I have tried toContinue reading “Manipur – Here we come”

Lions of Gir

The Gir Forests located in the State of Guajarat, in India is the last abode of the big and regal predator, Asiatic lion (Panthera leo persica).

The forest area is closed for public during the monsoon. The lions are used to human beings moving in safaris that they nonchalantly walk their way through the traffic.

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