The Colosseum in Rome

This post is written by Alka Dwivedi, my sister. We traveled together to Budapest this year, via Rome and it was the trip of the year! Here is her account of visiting the Colosseum in Rome. I was travelling abroad with my sister for the first time. While going to Budapest, we were in Rome … Read more

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How Not to Restore Hawa Mahal

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I visited Jaipur in December 2016 with my parents-in-law. So I proudly took them to Hawa Mahal as it is one of my favorite monuments. Agreed it is smaller in comparison to Amber Fort and City Palace, but Hawa Mahal is one of the most recognizable icon of the city. Personally I loved the colored … Read more

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Ashoka Rock Edict in Delhi-How Not to Preserve History

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I was recently staying with ITC Maurya in Delhi. As the name suggests the hotel is inspired by the Mauryan Dynasty and particularly the Emperor Ashoka! They took us on a visit the Ashoka Rock Edict in Delhi! The place is close to the ISCON Temple at East of Kailash. If you search ‘Ashoka Rock … Read more

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Amman Citadel, Jordan

This year starting from March till about now, I traveled a lot. When I traveled a lot I would crib because I was traveling too much, which would leave me very tired. Then for the past two weeks I have been at home. So, now I am getting nostalgic about traveling and then, you guessed … Read more

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Roman Theater, Amman

For today’s sky watch I present the Roman Theater Amman. It is a huge structure and you can see only a little of sky and a lot of the amphitheater. But it was such a sight to behold!┬áThe theater could seat 60,000 people. It was built in 131-168 AD (or what is said as CE … Read more

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Muziris Heritage Tour- Kochi, Kerala

One of my trips with Travspire was the heritage tour of Muziris. When I met Lijo Jose my guide for the Muziris Heritage Tour, he pulled out a map of the Spice Route in ancient times to show how the port of Muziris was an important part of it. And if we thought of cities … Read more

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Agrasen Ki Baoli- In a Time Wrap, Smack in Middle of New Delhi

I knew of Agrasen Ki Baoli for quite sometime now. Sometimes I made elaborate plans to go there. But I never succeeded till yesterday! And when I went, I was not even carrying my camera, I used my cell phone to take pictures! Agrasen Ki Baoli, New Delhi About its history I am quoting from … Read more

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