Tag: UNESCO World Heritage

GujaratPatanRani Ki Vav

Rani Ki Vav, an ancient stepwell in Patan Gujarat

Rani Ki Vav – stepwell steeped in history A little girl is playing hop skip and jump on ...
100 Stories of IndiaKarnatakaPattadakal

Pattadakal – Temples built by queens, not kings

The red craggy sandstone cliffs form a rather stark background against the sky, accompanying me on my journey. ...
KhajurahoKonarkMadhya PradeshOrissa

Erotic sculptures in Khajuraho and Konark

Indian art and architecture has always celebrated sensuality and eroticism. Although most temples in India have their share ...
BlogSpain

Avila–a fortified town in Spain

It is the early afternoon. I am standing in front of a little shrine called Los Cuatro Postes ...