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Glorious Graffiti

Street Art and Graffiti is having its moment under the sun across India and the coronavirus has in fact done nothing to dim its charm. Public art can be such an intrinsic part of city life, it can invoke emotions and capture the essence of a city on a wall or surface. It is a… Read More Glorious Graffiti

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A Case for Art Conservation

Preservation of Art is nothing short of a complex science and involves a balance of ethics, integrity and conservation. It is a bright morning in Udaipur when I make my way to the conservation lab located in the City Palace Museum, Udaipur. Bypassing boards marked ‘No Entry’ (this lab being out of bounds for tourists)… Read More A Case for Art Conservation

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Dehradun Travelogue

Dehradun made me fall in love with travel and writing all over again with its vivid landscape dominated by nature. One of my most favourites states in India is Uttarkhand as it has a varied landscape full of natural sights that always manage to bring a smile on my face. In this story, you will… Read More Dehradun Travelogue

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Nilgiris Calling

The Nilgiris have a charm that is as ethereal as enduring. Ooty, Coonoor and Kotagiri that form the Nilgiris have several secrets that are waiting to be dicovered. While tea is a mainstay of the region, there are many differenciated tea experiences that you can take. Also read my other story on Tea experiences in… Read More Nilgiris Calling

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Tea Experiences in the Nilgiris

The Cup That Cheers The sight of the undulating Blue Mountains, endless tea plantations and snaky roads that fork up the hill make the Nilgiri Biosphere a place like no other. Home to Ooty, Conoor and Kotagiri, these hills also have a charm that is hard to miss. The elevation also means that the Nilgiris… Read More Tea Experiences in the Nilgiris