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Deepika's secret visit to Chittorgarh

Deepika Padukone is on a research spree to prep for her role in Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Padmavati. The actress who plays Rani Padmini in the film, went on a solo expedition to the Chittorgarh city in Rajasthan. 115 more words


Glorious Chittorgarh

On our Rajasthan road trip from Udaipur to Jodhpur, the very first stop had to be Chittorgarh.  

As we explore the citadel amidst fascinating legends of Rani Padmini’s astounding beauty, how its people chose death before dishonor- the men donning saffron martyrs’ robes and riding out from the fort to certain death, while the women and children immolated themselves on huge funeral pyres – we discern why Chittorgarh is a paragon of pride, romance and a fiercely independent spirit of the Rajput rulers in Mewar and their kinsmen. 37 more words


Chittorgarh At A Glance!

As quoted by William Hazlitt- A wise traveler never despises his own country!

We started the journey of Our Travel Shoes with Mussoorie and Dehradun, and now we reach Chittorgarh- a massive fortification in the state of Rajasthan. 26 more words


Padmini Haveli, Chittorgarh, Rajasthan

In a small village inside the ancient Chittorgarh Fort is the Padmini Haveli Guesthome, a gorgeously restored heritage haveli renovated and redesigned to a contemporary, yet still ethnic, aesthetic. 326 more words

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Chittorgarh, Meerabai and jauhar

When I was five, I heard a record of the divine M S Subbalakshmi singing Meera bhajans on my uncle’s gramophone. I was hooked on both MS and Meerabai for life.  386 more words

Historical tour of Chittorgarh

The thing with history nerds is that you tend to read the same story and visit the same place again and again and never get bored with it. 260 more words

29 And Counting

Editors note: Many people are asking us who is writing the blog, so I will explain the behind the scenes of who is responsible for this beautiful literature… Basically, we both tried to write it when we have time at trains, hotel nights, airports, etc.. 1,252 more words