Matryoshka doll Matryoshka is the best known and most popular Russian souvenir. It is a set of painted wooden dolls of decreasing sizes one hidden inside another. The number of nested figures usually varies from three to ten, but in some rare cases can reach 50 and even more. Traditional matryoshka doll represents a woman dressed in a Russian peasant dress wearing a scarf on … Continue reading Souvenirs Idea from Russia!!!
Step wells (Baoris) are fascinating. Abhaneri is famous for the deepest step well in world. The well is located opposite to a temple known as Harshat Mata temple. It is believed that the Chand Baori step well has some religious connection and that’s the reason to build it in front of the temple. The step well is a square construction measuring 35 mtr on … Continue reading Chand Baori (Rajasthan) – Deepest Well In The World!!!
Cologne Cathedral Near the left bank of the Rhine, Cologne’s towering landmark, the Cathedral of St. Peter and St. Mary, is a masterpiece of High Gothic architecture. One of the largest cathedrals in Europe, it was started in 1248 and is considered the most ambitious building project of the Middle Ages. Apart from its exceptional intrinsic value and the artistic masterpieces it contains, Cologne Cathedral … Continue reading Cologne : Fragrance City :: Top 5 things to do!!
“A riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma” – this excerpt from a quote by Winston Churchill about Russia could not have summed up this fascinating nation more aptly. Russia is a mystery indeed; a conundrum of sorts. It’s perhaps this quality of being mysterious that intrigues people from all over the world to visit the largest country in the world. Personally, Russia had … Continue reading Moscow – Living museum to a millennium of political, religious and cultural history
With Ganesh Chaturthi, not very far off, what can be the best thing to do instead of adoring Mumbai’s favorite Ganapati 🙂 The Lalbaugcha Raja, King of Lalbaug, is undoubtedly the most famous Ganesh statue in Mumbai. The mandal was founded in 1934, and has grown to be the most visited one in the city. The Kambli family, of Kambli Arts, has been making the … Continue reading Lalbaugcha Raja – Ganesh Chaturthi!!