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Humans of Pushkar (Part 1 of 2)

[Text and Photographs are by Ayush Kaushik] A native Rajasthani woman in yellow Ghaghra Choli (native dress) with a partial veil over her head, passing by a couple of non-Indian nationals. The couple appears to be carrying sophisticated photography equipment in their hands. The diversity

Pushkar and the Spell it casts on the Travelers: Pushkar’s Pishogue

After a year, 2 months and 15 days, I could again take an amble on the colorful streets and the tranquil lakeside of Pushkar. The lake had ebbed a few meters away with bathing pits, more stairs and concrete esplanades clearly visible. I realized that

Pushkar’s Pishogue: Top Photos from Pushkar Fair {Part 1}

[Images and text by Ayush Kaushik] The colors of Rajasthan. Got a glimpse of this colorful street somewhere in India where thousands of different cultures and traditions have survived peacefully over thousands of years. The magical and athletic girl child whose performance received a series

#thedelhiproject: 5 Top Weekly Photos from Delhi | Week 1

[Text and Photographs by Ayush Kaushik] The king of the sky. Got a glimpse of this royal scene somewhere in the noon sky ruled by the mighty eagles. USA’s first woman President. Got a glimpse of this revolutionary scene somewhere on a wall in New

The Culture of PDA (Public Display of Affection): Safdarjung Tomb, New Delhi

[Text and photos by Ayush Kaushik] Article Rating – Adult (Above 18) For long, I wanted to visit all the monuments and the ruins of our glorious (debatable) past in the vicinity of Delhi (NCR). The age barrier and then the other responsibilities kept me

Adventures of Akbar’s Ghost | Mughal Ecstasy

Recently, the third emperor of the Mughal Dynasty and the mightiest of all Mughal Dynasty rulers Jalal ud-din Muhammad Akbar’s ghost was found roaming around his own tomb near modern day Sikandara, Agra, India. It appears that his return to the mortal world in the

In Photos: Beautiful Wall Art from Udaipur, Rajasthan, India | The Traveling Sage

With beautiful lakes surrounding the city, unprecedentedly wonderful lake sides, the architecturally magnificent royal palaces, and lush green countryside a few kilometers away from the city, Udaipur is a jewel among all the cities in Rajasthan, India. It is certainly the most opulent royal city

Akbar’s Fort – A Photo Journey into History | Ajmer, Rajasthan | The Traveling Sage

Ajmer has a history dating back to 8th century AD, when it was founded by AjayRaj Chauhan, one of the prominent rulers of Chauhan Dynasty. Since then, Ajmer has thrived to become one of the great cities of South East Asia to being left to

16 Good Reasons to Travel Alone at Least Once in Your Life | The Traveling Sage

For a carte blanche life You have a carte blanche when you travel alone. You can go anywhere you wish to go, do all that you’d always thought to do once, and eat, drink, and smoke as per your wish. Basically, you become the owner

Photo Series: Mobile Photography from a moving bus | Jaipur to Ajmer Highway | The Traveling Sage

Like all the other highways in India, there comes a toll collection point as soon as we leave Jaipur. I wonder why government want us to pay toll tax, vat, service tax and other redundant taxes when we already pay income tax, house tax, electricity

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