Tag Archive: Indian

My own personal yoga ashram

I have been in Rishikesh for 11 days now. For someone who is used to the buzz of backpacking and exploring a new place every few days, 11 days is a long time… Continue reading

Chandigarh: Is it a prototype for India?

Chandigarh is a rarity in India, being a planned city.  At its inception, it was considered to be a futuristic city with world-class architecture by Le Corbusier, a French architect. The city is… Continue reading

Riding the Buses in India

The mere thought of taking a long bus journey in India now brings a shiver up my spine. It has taken only three bus journeys to bring me to this point. As I… Continue reading

Pictorial Post: The Golden Temple of Amritsar

I have seen many temples and monuments in my life from various religious denominations, but none come anywhere near the ethereal beauty of Amritsar’s Golden Temple. This temple hosts upwards of 60,000 people… Continue reading

India and Pakistan: Not ordinary enemies

Before I start this post, I must clarify that I am NOT writing this based on a deep and studied understanding of the politics of the relationship between India and Pakistan. This post… Continue reading