Quotes for the Music Lovers, by the Music Lovers

After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music.          – Aldous Huxley       2. Beethoven can write music, thank GOD – but he can do nothing else on earth.           – Lugwig van Beethoven       3. It is the best…

The Trek to Jilling Terraces

” There are no shortcuts to any place worth going” -Beverly Sills The above saying rightly explains the plight of trekking up to a place not accessible by any vehicle but your feet. For example take this stunningly beautiful 80 year old cottage Chestnut House, located at a height of 7000 ft in a lesser known,…

Of Spring Blossoms in Jilling

Spring has returned. The Earth is like a child that knows poems.  -Rainer Maria Rilke The season of colors is here. And as the dark and gloomy winter months gave way to the brightest and most colorful Spring months, travelers from all across the world descend on Uttarakhand to enjoy its vivid colors. The nip of winter, the…

Chikankari – pride of the Lucknawi Culture

” There is a distinct timelessness to Lucknow – things have changed, yet, things have stayed as they are. Lucknawis are great patrons of art “. – Pandit Birju Maharaj , India – Moods & Memories Lucknow – widely popular as the city of Nawabs and once, as the capital of the vast and rich…

An Escape – Where forever begins

For the love of all things wonderful, here’s a little something to get your hearts racing. An Eco-tourism resort with all the frills to leave you awestruck. Cradled with the South Gola Himalayan range, Jilling Terraces is encircled by snowy peaks and cleaved by the silent trails carpeted with the magnificent Himalayan flora and gorgeous…

The Art of Puppetry – All Strings are Still Attached.

A puppet is one of the most remarkable and ingenious inventions of the man. It has been said that a puppet has to be more than his live counterpart for it is definitely the suggestive element that is more captivating and enduring in a puppet.   Ancient Hindu philosophers have paid the greatest tribute to…

Jilling Terraces – All Snowbound and Iced Up for the Long Weekend

Breathtaking spaces. Delectable meals. Romantic Relaxation. And the blanket of snow to complement the fore mentioned pleasures as Jilling welcomes the white winters in full glory today. ” The first fall of snow is not only an event, it is a magical event. You go to bed in one kind of world and wake up…

Rajasthan – India’s fabled Land of Kings and Camels

A nation’s culture resides in the heart and in the soul of it’s people.     – Mahatma Gandhi What makes Rajasthan so special ? So unique ? Why is it that despite being considered one of the country’s most ‘ backward’ states, Rajasthan remains the favored Indian destination, the highlight of the Indian experience…

Jilling Terraces – For the fleeting Winter Charm

As we ring in 2018, two New Year resolutions might come to mind – travel more and socialize more setting the social media apart. Turns out the best way to tick off these resolutions is to just give in to the flow and not fight it. In this case, I mean you had to go…