Roving through Lucknow

It was a early morning flight. It just took one hour to Lucknow. After having relaxed till evening we proceeded to see Bara Imambra which is very nearest to our Guest House. When we reached the spot, we felt as if we were transported  to a historic period. The very sight of Rumi Darwaza was enthralled us. In one side it looked like a necklace. The other side it looked like a palm leaf . The Rumi Darwaza,  is an imposing gateway which was built under the patronage of Nawab Asaf-Ud-daula in 1784.  It is an example of Awadhi architecture. Being … Continue reading Roving through Lucknow

Jodhpur jaunt

The day of our arrival we could not make any programme due to hot climate. So we decided to out out in the evening. We opted to spend our time to the nearest point from our Guest House i.e. Ghanta Ghar, also known as the clock tower. It was built by Maharaja Sardar Singh (1880-1911) from whom the market takes it name. In fact, the tower dominates the entire scenario. Though it is small yet it is beautiful.  Beside the tower, there is  Sadar Market that is frequented by tourists on shopping spree. From this market, tourists can purchase the local products … Continue reading Jodhpur jaunt