Jaisalmer, Rajasthan (with photos)

Jaisalmer also called as the Golden City lies in the western side of the Indian state of Rajasthan. Located in the heart of the Thar Desert, the desert safari in the sand dunes of Jaisalmer makes the place a wonderful experience. The Fort & the Havelis in Jaisalmer add beauty to the place.

Jaisalmer Fort

Sam Sand Dunes

Maravanthe Beach, Karnataka (with photos)

Maravanthe Beach (Kannada: ಮರವಂತೆ ಬೀಚ್) is one of the most picturesque location in the coastal parts of the Indian state of Karnataka, near Kundapura. While driving on the NH17, on one side you can see the Arabian Sea & on the other side the River Sauparnika. The Kodachadri Hills form the back drop to the River Sauparnika making the scenery amazing. The beach has clean white sand which runs few kilometers.

Bijapur/Vijapura, Karnataka, India (with photos)

Bijapur/Vijapura (Kannada: ವಿಜಾಪುರ) is a city & a district head quarters in the northern parts of the Indian state of Karnataka. This historic city was established by the Kalyani Chalukyas during the 10-11th century & was then called Vijayapura which in Kannada means City of Victory. Later the city was ruled by the Bahmani Sultanates, followed by Adil Shahi Dynasty. It was under this dynasty all the architectural activity started & the famous mosques, tombs & lot of other monuments were built.

Gol Gumbaz - Side View