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Tag: Castles & Palaces

Writing at Leela Palace (with Geez*)

I’ve been doing most of my paper writing at Leela Palace. They have the only barista I’ve seen in Bangalore…

The Palace in Brighton

Here is another photo from Brighton, UK. Brighton is a small southern beach town known as a favourite day trip…

Stirling Castle

You can see the castle from just about everywhere in Stirling. It sits on top of a great mound of…

Castle Garth and Black Gate

The New Castle built by the illegitimate son of William the Conqueror (Robert Curthose) was made of earth and timber…

Orchha Palace Walkman Tour

I’ve encountered another innovative Indian idea — a palace Walkman tour! When you are ready to go on the tour,…

Ellora Caves / Daulatabad Fort

Today’s journey was the Ellora Caves and Daulatabad Fort. I caught a bus and made my way up the plateau…

Jaganmohan Palace / Art Gallery

The second destination on the tour was the Art Gallery within the Jaganmohan Palace. Jaganmohan Palace is one of the…

Tippu Sultans Summer Palace and Fort

After St. Philomena’s Church we headed out of town to Tippu Sultan’s Summer Palace. It was unbearably hot here without…

The Mysore Palace

After lunch (a tiny bit of plain rice for me), we went to the Maharajah’s palace in Mysore; a.k.a. The…

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