Some old, some young, Some from Mumbai, Some from Pune, A few from Bengalore & Kochi, A few from Gujarat & Goa, Not to leave the gulf countries, Made up a group that visited Egypt. Team leader Yogesh, With a smiling disposition, And a soft demeanor, Needs to be a little more assertive, And dealContinue reading “Egypt”

Egypt as seen by Me

Egypt had been on my bucket list for long. Finally I got an opportunity and I packed up and left. A rich civilisation that it is, it has many parallels with the Indian civilisation. We had our invasions from Greek, finally, the British established their rule.  The Egyptians went through similar experiences.

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”

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