History was not my subject of interest in school days, but I saw a batch of young school students lined-up inside the Shaniwar Wada Palace complex during my self-guided heritage walk at this nearly 300-year-old building that chronicles the glory of the Maratha Empire.Continue reading “SHANIWAR WADA – A GLORIOUS PALACE OF THE PESHWAS”
MAHADJI SHINDE CHHATRI MEMORIAL
Mahadji Shinde Chhatri was a commander-in-chief in the Maratha army during the 1700s. A temple of Lord Shiva was built by Mahadji Shinde in a small complex at Wanwadi in Pune at the time of his active life.Continue reading “MAHADJI SHINDE CHHATRI MEMORIAL”
SELFIE WITH MONA LISA AT LOUVRE MUSEUM, PARIS
During our visit to Paris in 2017, we went to the Louvre Museum to take a selfie with Mona Lisa!
On an official trip to Paris, a group of seven of us sat together during morning breakfast and planned an itinerary on how we should spend our free day. It was a three day trip and we had limited time at our disposal. ‘Louvre Museum’ was the unanimous choice and we thought of covering it by lunch. Continue reading “SELFIE WITH MONA LISA AT LOUVRE MUSEUM, PARIS”
SEINE RIVER BOAT RIDE, PARIS
On our official trip to Paris in may 2017, I along with a group of six other colleagues decided to take a boat ride on the seine river. This was our first visit to the Eiffel Tower or ‘Tour Eiffel’ in french. Named after Gustave Eiffel, the wrought iron lattice tower is on the Champs de Mars, Paris. Continue reading “SEINE RIVER BOAT RIDE, PARIS”