Wandering Orchha's Streets January 4th 2020 Orchha, meaning ‘Hidden Place’, is a town in Madhya Pradesh on the banks of the Betwa River. This medieval town seems to have frozen in time, its palaces and temples still retaining their original grandeur. Orchha had the distinction of being the capital of one of the largest and most powerful kingdoms of Central India.
At heart, Orchha is nothing but a tiny, agricultural village that shoul ... read more
Asia » India » Madhya Pradesh » Orchha The Indus Valley civilization, one of the oldest in the world, dates back at least 5,000 years. Aryan tribes from the northwest invaded about 1500 B.C.; their merger with the earlier Dravidian inhabitants created the classical Indian culture. Arab in... ... read more
After months of research, the itinerary is set in stone and I am on the verge of departure for my second trip to India, this time with my sister Ginny. This isn't an organised tour, I have created our itinerary myself, visiting twelve fascinating destinations including Hampi, Mumbai, Jaipur, Orchha, and Khajuraho. We fly into Hyderabad in central Southern India and depart from Amritsar in the North. In between we'll have 35 days to enjoy all the colour and chaos India has to offer. We'll be sleeping on overnight trains, enjoying the luxury of travelling with private drivers for two section... full info