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DATIA PALACE: NO ONE EVER OCCUPIED IT

Datia Palace, on NH 44, is one of the best examples of amalgamation of Indo-Islamic architecture It is not every day that you chance upon monuments like Datia Palace as we did during our road journey to Jabalpur on National Highway 44. We had travelled around 75 km ahead of …

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JAJAU KI SERAI: YOU CAN’T REST AT THIS REST HOUSE

Jajau Ki Serai, around 35 km from Agra, is a Mughal-era monument We have always preferred road journeys as these give one an opportunity to explore and experience the uncharted. On one such trip, on National Highway 44, travelling between Agra and Gwalior, we found remnants of an old serai …

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HOME AWAY FROM HOME IN SOLAN

The next time you happen to be around the hill town, shun the conventional and try Atithi Kunj If there is one positive from my trip to Solan, it is my spotting Atithi Kunj.  Yes, you guessed it right, it is a homestay. We had visited Soaln during peak summers …

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THERE’S A TOY TRAIN IN YOUR GARDEN

At NeverEnuf Garden Trains near Manesar, Haryana, you turn into Gulliver and watch miniature toy train chug past you It was in 2001 that I first met Adesh Grover, then 37, with dreamy eyes. A mechanical engineer, he managed an advertising agency, Clairvoyance with wife, Amita. On the top floor …

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