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Monthly Archives: February 2017

Delhi is not for the faint-hearted. It’s a magnificent blend of wondrous history as well as a complex labyrinth of connecting towns, unspoken rules and as a vibrant reflection of the broader country, where all the worlds converge into a steamy and eclectic melting pot of ambition, celebration and creation. Without a guide to show you Delhi, she’ll never truly show herself to you; so here’s our guide on the best ways… Read More

In the mid-1930s before the Partition between India and Pakistan, a young Army Officer, extremely polished and wearing a freshly pressed cream linen suit, stepped on a train from New Delhi in search of land to purchase. He was heading towards the Punjab, not far from what would later be called Pakistan with the idea in mind that he would buy enough land to set up his son’s and their future families…. Read More

“Cochin, in India’s south-western state of Kerala, is a lot of things: a fort, a beach, a harbour, a modern Indian city that is home to Christians, Hindus, Muslims and Jews. She wears her illustrious history well; from the Arabic and Portuguese traders travelling the spice route in the 15th century, the Dutch invasion of the 1650’s, her union to the British in the years of the Raj, and then post-independence, the… Read More

  “If I were to assign a personality to Delhi, she’d be a grand old lady and you’d forgive her folly’s in favour of her warmth, humour and colourful past. You’d welcome her eccentricities and admire her temperament. Most of all, you’d love the enriching stories she’d weave from her elegant drawing room and the masala chai she’d share with you at the end of the day.” Thank you to www.myitchytravelfeet.com for… Read More

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