The castle itself was very ornate built using the traditional Kathkuni style which only uses stones and wood in alternate layers. There are three shrines in the courtyard on the ground floor…..

For our second day in Manali, which also happened to be Christmas, we had marked Solang Valley and possibly a detour to Gulaba as the places to go. Going any further was not heplful as Rohtang Pass had closed down with the onset of winter. The temperature had dipped furtherContinue Reading

The ancient Sanskrit name of the city of Vrindavan comes from its groves of Vṛndā or Tulsi (Holy Basil) with Vana meaning a grove or a forest. Lord Krishna is believed to have spent a considerable time here in these groves during his childhood, and thus this small town holds a special place in Hindu mythology. Thousands of devotees visitContinue Reading