Pic-A-Day Project: City of Baolis

In the scorching heat of summer, imagine an age when there were no ACs to cool you… Horrible thought? But what if you could simply step down into a deep baoli and relax within its cool recesses? Or say, enter one of the arched rooms lining the step-well for an afternoon chat with friends? If…

An alternate view | Red Fort, Delhi

The first point to be ‘ticked’ off the list when a traveler visits Delhi is usually the Red Fort, the beautiful red-sandstone-and-marble citadel built by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan in 1648 AD. Though not much of its splendor remains, visitors are still touched by the imagined beauty of the palaces where Mughal life once…

Wonder where this is?

Monday morning blues anyone? Time for a fun quiz! Would you believe this beautiful step-well is in Delhi? Can you guess its name and location? Make your guess hereĀ and also watch what others are guessing! Latest update: The correct answer is Rajon ki Baoli, a little known but very pretty baoli nestled in the woods…