Our favourite places in India – Agra

By Debbie Kindness | March 31, 2013

Agra is situated on the banks of holy Yamuna River which merges with the Ganges further down stream. It was first declared the Moghul capital of India in 1501 and for the next two centuries, alternated with Delhi and Lahore as the capital of the Empire.For centuries, the Taj Mahal, often described as a ‘teardrop on the face of

Our favourite places in India…Orchha

By Debbie Kindness | March 27, 2013

.The city of Orchha was established in 1501, by a Bundela chieftain, Rudra Pratap Singh, who became the first King of Orchha. Once one of the most powerful kingdoms in Central India, Orchha is now just a small sleepy village surrounded by a woody forest.I love the story most of all of the Jehangiri Mahal (palace) within the fort

Our favourite places in India – Udaipur.

By Debbie Kindness | March 23, 2013

.One of my all-time favourite places in India is Udaipur, in southern Rajasthan. Often called India’s most romantic city, it is also known as the ‘Venice of the East’. The ‘City of Lakes’ is surrounded by the rolling Aravali hills, white marble Palaces and a special magic which all combine to give Udaipur a very unique appeal. It