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Qutb Shahi Tombs

Tombs are solemn sites … but if you look at the form … the geometry there is a lot to admire and smile about. On a hot summer day during IPL 2017 I decided to spend a morning before the game to explore the Qutb heritage park which has several tombs of the Qutb Shahi family. 323 more words


A Day Well Spent at Golconda Fort #KheerWrites

It was in the month of July….

One item on my to-do list was to explore “Golconda Fort” at the time of Bonalu festival (It is a colorful festival celebrated across Telangana). 443 more words

Campaigns & Prompts

On This Day: 3 August 1698

On this day in 1698, the East India Company issued their receipt to Captain Thomas Bowrey for 12/2 in respect of the freight of a bale of diamonds on the… 133 more words

The Grandeur of Golkonda

“Oh Wow! You travel so much for your job … you are damn lucky! You get to visit and explore so many places in India and abroad!” 711 more words



Golconda is a region in Southern India that has produced the most magnificent diamonds known to mankind, including the famous Koh-i-Noor (now part of the crown jewels of England), the Hope diamond (now on display in the National Museum of Natural History, Washington DC) and Darya-i-Noor (crown jewels of Iran). 481 more words

Diamond Mining