Doorway to Abundance….Gateway of India

Gateway of India The Gateway of India, Mumbai ….the symbolic doorway to India welcoming visitors... the friendly and not so friendly. It was a symbol of power and majesty constructed by the British to commemorate the arrival of King George V and Queen Mary  to India in 1911 for the Delhi Durbar. They were presented with… Continue reading Doorway to Abundance….Gateway of India

GOA – is more than beach

A Portuguese mansionThe Portuguese in their discovery phase, looking for spices and trade, sailed into Goa in western India in 1510 and stayed put for more than 450 years till they relinquished the territory to India in 1961.  The  occupancy left its mark in 17th-century churches and palatial Portuguese homes straddling the rural and urban areas… Continue reading GOA – is more than beach