Destination: West

Gateway of India | Mumbai

By    November 15th 2016    4 Comments  Posted in Maharashtra, Mumbai, West

My visit to Mumbai a year ago was not for travelling but attending my brother for hospital checkup. But this is Mumbai and whatever may be your engagement you will at least end up with visiting the Gateway of India! Gateway of India, a monumental memento of British Rule in India, stands on the waterfront […]

Patwon Ki Haveli – The Glorious Mansion in Jaisalmer

By    May 29th 2016    9 Comments  Posted in India, Jaisalmer, Rajasthan

Haveli means a mansion. They were belonged to the ministers of the Kings, rich merchants and Zamindars. They symbolized the power and prestige in the society. In Jaisalmer, Patwas were very rich traders along the old silk route. They built the Patwon Ki Haveli which took over 50 years to complete and became one of […]