Monsoons in Rajasthan offer a pleasant experience as the temperatures tend to drop across the state and the occasional showers transform the arid landscape of Rajasthan giving a new lease of life. No wonder, monsoon palaces have been built by the kings to witness the dance of the clouds and songs have been written praising the beauty of rain.
The Hall of Fame Museum built and maintained by the Indian army in Leh is not just a war memorial but also a face to the rich culture and heritage of the region of Ladakh. Along with many war photographs, armaments and a special section dedicated to the Siachen glacier camp, the museum also has many galleries depicting the food, traditions, customs, and history of Ladakh. No surprise, it has topped the list of 5 Indian museums that featured among the 25 best museums in Asia.
No trip to Ladakh is complete without a visit to one of the monasteries dotting its empyrean landscape. Stakna is one of the lesser known monasteries located at a distance of 25 km from Leh. It is perched on a small hill on the banks of Indus river offering panoramic views of the Indus valley.
The topography of Ladakh is like no other land in the world. Explore some of the breathtaking landscapes of Ladakh in India through the visuals in this post.
The Havelis located in Mandawa, Nawalgarh, Churu and Dundlod located in Shekhawati region are known for their opulent Havelis and fresco paintings. Take a visual tour of the area fondly called as Open Art Gallery of India as we walk you through some of the locations we explored in Shekhawati.
Chickmagalur, the South Indian hill station is adored by many. Read through our experience is the coffee land during our visit in summer.