Category: From The Ruins

A dash of Yellow- Doors and Windows of Pondicherry

A dash of Yellow- Doors and Windows of Pondicherry

Bright yellow doors ornamented windows, and clean streets – without a second thought you know you are in Pondicherry. This French colonial settlement is one of the most laid-back towns of India. This French Riviera of the East is just…

The Mondal mansion at Chandannagar

The Mondal mansion at Chandannagar

This winter of 2018 saw me roaming around the streets and the bylanes of a small little town in Bengal- Chandannagar- an Erstwhile French town that is lost in the pages of history books now. Not many know that Pondicherry…

Few of India’s most beautiful Stepwells

Few of India’s most beautiful Stepwells

India has always been a storehouse of some great cultures, cuisines and not to forget the very fine architecture that one gets to see in her heritage monuments. One such that has always fascinated me are the stepwells or Baoli…

The Vintage World From Tikam Chand’s Camera

The Vintage World From Tikam Chand’s Camera

A sepia-tinted piece of heritage… As you walk pass the chaos, colour along the busy streets of Jaipur, crossing the enchanting honeycomb Hawa Mahal, you will happen to spot this piece of history – Tikam Chand’s Camera. And no one can…

Kangra’s Beauty – Masroor Rock Cut Temple in Pictures

Kangra’s Beauty – Masroor Rock Cut Temple in Pictures

Ever wonder how any structure craved out of 15 monolithic rock would look like. Designed in Indo-Aryan style is the Himalayan Pyramid or the Masroor Rock Cut Temple. Build in the built in an improvised form of the Nagara style…