An invitation to Dilli Haat

The other day I took a friend visiting from Chennai to that most artsy of markets in Delhi: Dilli Haat. And hello, was I surprised! Her rapture revealed to me how much I take this place for granted. In the ninety minutes we had, my friend had lapped up skirts, trinkets, wooden artifacts and jute…

Sunset at Surajkund

If you are a Delhiite, chances are you have heard of the Surajkund Mela, and possibly even been there and emptied your wallet at least once in your lifetime. But have you ever heard of the actual “kund” (tank) where this fair has been held every year for the last 25 years? Neither had I,…