Wanderlust Diaries at the Kiran Nadar Museum of Arts

With our latest endeavor, Wanderlust Diaries, we want to cultivate a Culture of Listening that involves wayfarers, journeys, musings and...

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Kamalan Conversations: Once Upon A Time

In India's vast cultural history, generations have been connected by the stories that they've passed down for centuries. The thread that connects...

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In the Land of Palaces and Kings

Rajasthan translates to ‘the land of the kings’. This route takes one down the stream of time, exploring urban districts of the desert state. A...

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FRENCH AND TAMIL CHARACTER

Known in the local Tamil language as Puducherry meaning ‘New Town’, Pondicherry is a small enclave stuck in a time warp....

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The Gods of water bless Udaipur

A lake away from this scene of daily life, at one end of Fateh Sagar, people have gathered to admire a show. The crowd congratulates itself: “The...

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Into the Dravidian Heartland

India’s deep south is a cultural kaleidoscope in its own right. This route takes you into the heart of Tamil Nadu and Kerala, which boast a...

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India’s Urban Landscapes

India’s growing urban landscapes, some of the world’s largest, have their own stories to tell. Spanning different eras in different areas of a...

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KAMALAN CONVERSATIONS:
RITUALS & IDENTITY

Our Pathfinders are intimately aware of India’s rich history, its vibrant art and culture, and its innumerable festivals celebrated across its...

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Marble steps in Sardargarh

Sardar Singh Dhodhia erected a Castle in his domain of Lawah, on which he built a splendid palace whose China and Mirror halls are still the theme of...

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Ladakh: A Wondrous Moonland

Fly into the elevated magical landscapes of Leh, the city in the sky, and uncover the surrounding Ladakh region. This cold, arid, remote, mountainous...

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Rohet, of men and horses

When I ask him about the qualities of the Marwari mounts he says: “endurance, of course, they’re desert horses. But they are also very sensitive,...

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Bhenswara, “one photo, one photo”

One named Gopal, with a cute face and a salmon-pink shirt, repeats ‘One photo! One...

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The Home Confectionery- Chettinad, Tamil Nadu

Standing by the door, the curvy figure of a young beauty acknowledged my presence with a delicate smile. In the courtyard, two little boys played...

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THE HOLY CITY OF BANARAS

One of the world’s oldest continually inhabited cities and one of Hinduism’s seven holy cities, Varanasi (Banaras) is a hub of philosophy,...

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THE MANY PATHWAYS TO DIVINITY

Nestled in the remote urban escapes and jungles of central India where mighty empires once ruled, Gwalior, Orchha and Khajuraho are an oasis of art...

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The Temple Outside and Inside – Tamil Nadu

From bright sunlight we go into a dimly-lit space where the eyes lose their pre-eminence and other senses take over, particularly the sense of smell,...

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WHERE FOOD, FAITH, CULTURE CULMINATE

A holy city with a turbulent history, Amritsar never ceases amaze the visitor with its austere...

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The Notes and Rhythms of the South

On this splendid journey you will explore the rich musical heritage of the southern states of Tamil Nadu and...

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Open-air Stadium – Madurai, Tamil Nadu

And we saw a little girl with orange bows in her hair, perched on her father’s shoulders, with eyes full of...

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A Bullock Cart Race- Chettinad, Tamil Nadu

The finishing line is only a couple of hundred meters away; the race is about speed, not endurance. Excitement is tangible in the air, as if man and...

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THAT CURATES IMMERSIVE JOURNEYS TO INDIA.