Our favourite places in India – Bharatpur

By Debbie Kindness | May 2, 2013

Bharatpur, 60km west of Agra, was founded in 1733 by the Jats, a caste of Hindu farmers/peasants. In the late 17th century, they were bandits who would loot caravans between Delhi and Agra. By 1750, Badan Singh and his armies controlled almost all land between Delhi and Agra and succeeded in defeating the Mughals. In Bharatpur you can visit

Our favourite places in India – Delhi

By Debbie Kindness | April 2, 2013

India’s second largest city, and its capital, has always played an important role in Indian history. Continuously settled for the last 2500 years, the area has seen 8 major cities here since the 12th century.In 1911, the capital of British India was shifted from Calcutta to Delhi. And the 8th city of Delhi was founded. Previous cities still