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Gwalior #AtoZChallenge

Gwalior Fort Hear Gwalior and you think of Gwalior fort. A fort so magnificent that Babur called it ‘ the pearl among fortresses in India,’ although I find that a strange comparison to make...

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Faridkot #AtoZChallenge

Faridkot I must admit that it’s the name of Faridkot that I find incredibly romantic. This is what makes me want to visit this city in the Punjab 120 km from Amritsar, 30 km...

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Embragon #AtoZChallenge

E is for Embragon, Arunachal Pradesh Where is this place with the name that sounds like something out of Lord of the Rings? Where in the world is Embragon ? To get to Embragon,...

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Darjeeling #AtoZChallenge

D is for Darjeeling – This is my fourth day offering for the A to Z Challenge. ¬†You’ve probably heard the word Darjeeling before and this is what comes to mind, doesn’t it? This...

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Calcutta #AtoZChallenge

It will always be Calcutta for me, even though now it’s name is officially Kolkata. The city I grew up in, went to school in. A city so warm that no other place measures...

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Bhopal #AtoZChallenge

Day 2 of the A to Z Challenge and it’s B Bhopal is best known now for the Union Carbide Gas Leak that took so many lives. Survivors and sufferers are still waiting to...

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Araku Valley #AtoZChallenge

A is for the first day of the A to Z Challenge. I haven’t revealed my theme yet – let’s see who can guess what it is. A is for Araku Valley. A hill...

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Edge

Edge On the edge of something Right at the end Before it falls away The edge of a knife Cutting edge Sharp, able to push through Dense substances Sometimes even minds. At the edge...

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Half Light

Inspired by Robert Frost’s THE MOUNTAIN which is such an apt description of what it feels like to be very close to a mountain and have it towering over you, blocking out the sky....

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Dance

Dance These puppies I discovered at Mehrauli Archaeological Park dancing around each other remind me of the sheer joy of movement that dance is about. Chasing each other’s tails and swinging themselves one around...

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