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Rajasthan: A Royal Experience

Rajasthan, India largest state by area. Known for its palaces, beautiful forts, and obviously desert among tourists. But Rajasthan has more than these beautiful places. It has a sense of pride,culture, diversity. 200 more words


Riding the Cab

These Indian Railways metre gauge engines are huge and are far larger than most British standard gauge steam engines.

Just in case you might be feeling a little jealous, truth to tell, I travelled only about 300 yards down the yard to the turntable, but it was a dream come true!


Post 56 - Day 31 'The Magical Mystery Tour - Day 1' (Pt 2)

Bardic revelation states that some of the royal lines of the Rajputs, established some 2,000 years ago, were descended from the Sun, through the god Rama (‘Suryavanshis’). 2,582 more words

Daily Post Weekly Photo Challenge: Broken

Defaced ruins of architecture and statuary, like the wrinkles of decrepitude of a once beautiful woman, only make one regret that one did not see them when they were enchanting. 39 more words

Photo Challenge

Chittorhgarh, Rajasthan, India

Chittorgarh is 2 hours drive from Udaipur.

Chittorgarh fort

Locomotive at Chittorgarh

Thirty years after steam working in the UK ceased, I came across the two final bastions of steam in India when I visited Rajkot in Gujarat and Chittor in Rajasthan. 36 more words


Riding the Footplate

This is what memories are made of.

Riding on the footplate of one of the last surviving Indian Railways metre gauge Pacifics in 1997.