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Shona Adhikari
The writer is an author and a former art gallery owner
My Stories
BIKANER—in the midst of the Thar

Surrounded by the great Thar Desert, lies the city of Bikaner — a city that still retains much of the ambience of its ‘not so distant’ feudal past.

MYSORE — The Seat of the Royal Wodeyars

While being based in Bangalore I frequently travelled to and fro by road between Bangalore and Ooty —passing through the calm and staid Mysore often referred to as the ‘City of Palaces’.

Pune’s Blue Nile

I was on a short visit to Pune recently, when I bumped into Nusrat, an old friend who lived in Mumbai and was in Pune for just two days.  Since both of us were rushed for time, we decided to m

THE GOLDEN SANDSTONES OF JAISALMER

I remember my first view of Jaisal’s Fort — it literally took my breath away, even though I had seen umpteen photographs knowing what it would look like.

A DAY OF ART AT THE RCTC

It was a day not to be missed.

Sculpture Park opens at Nahargarh Fort

There are a large number of forts scattered across India. Over the past month I seem to have written about a number of them and now I find there is one more fort that needs to be written about.

The sights of Visakhapatnam

I  visited Visakhapatnam, the port that handles over thirty-five million tons of cargo in the country, for the first time, not too long ago.

For a Tasste of Retro Restaurants Visit Kolkata’s Mocambo

With Christmas not so far away, I had the sudden urge to walk down Park Street — which can be counted on to don Christmas decorations and become a hub of gayety within the next few days.  As I

GWALIOR - ‘The Pearl of Hind’

Madhya Pradesh, the ancient land of Malwa, is India’s largest state.

Cuisine from the Golden Sands of Rajasthan

Fossils of plants have been found on the rocks of Barmer and Jaisalmer and the forests now turned into stone, tell us that that the sea covered this land that was known as ‘Marusthali’ – the land o

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