• Decor,  Heritage,  Places

    Surajkund : A unique celebration of Art,Decor & Culture

    A glimpse of an Indian fantasy land of art, decor & culture which carries and captivates you into a mesmerizing world of grandeur of heritage art and traditional culture. Surajkund Mela, an initiative of Haryana Tourism, held every year in the month of February at Surajkund, Faridabad is a unique celebration of art, craft, decor, food & culture. A splendid colourful treat where more than 20 foreign countries including  SAARC nations and all states and UTs of India come together to display their diverse handicraft and culture. Different artists and craftsmen showcase their skill and creativity through this colourful bonanza. History…. Surajkund Mela was started way back in 1987 and it derives it’s…

  • Architectural Marvels,  Heritage,  Places,  Travel

    Adalaj Stepwell & the Tale behind it…….

    The Adalaj Stepwell or ‘vav‘ in the Adalaj village near Gandhinagar, Gujarat, is an architectural marvel as much as is the legendary story attached to it. History….. Started by Rana Veer Singh of the Vaghela Dynasty in 1498 and completed by Muslim ruler Mehmud Begada, this structure is a fine example of Indo Islamic Architecture and Saga of the dignity possessed by the queen of the era. The vav (stepwell or also known as Baoli in Rajasthan) is said to have served as a common place for socialising among people for many ages . Womenfolk from neighbouring villages socialised here and even worshipped the Hindu deities sculpted on the walls.…