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Purani Dilli – The Bazaar Trail
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Purani Dilli – The Bazaar Trail

Wednesday, October 26, 2016 @ 12:42 PM
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Our sojourn around Purani Dilli was drawing to a stop, and I had to make the most of it. After coming out of the streets crammed with historic Havelis, I decided to try my hand at some shopping. After all, what is the point of being in Old Delhi and coming back empty handed? So, after […]

The Story of Dilli
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The Story of Dilli

Thursday, October 13, 2016 @ 11:47 AM
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“There is no place like Chandini Chowk,” he said. Surender Nath, nee Babloo was pouring milk into the pan of boiling water. He had added the tea leaves a while ago and dark clouds of colour were beginning to form. Once he added the milk, a beige hue well known to tea revellers around the […]

PURANI DILLI – FINALLY TIME FOR CHAI
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PURANI DILLI – FINALLY TIME FOR CHAI

Thursday, October 06, 2016 @ 08:55 AM
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Streets filled with hidden delights, light funnelling through slices of sky that have escaped crowded rooftops and overhead cables making for abstract art. That was my lasting impression of Chandini Chowk. Paranthas and their whiff left me a few minutes later, as I wove my way through yet another gully. En route, I met a […]

PURANI DILLI, TEA AND ME
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PURANI DILLI, TEA AND ME

Monday, September 26, 2016 @ 10:29 AM
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It was pretty early in the morning when I started my journey. This was into the heart of Delhi – the actual Delhi as many a Purani Dilli-ite will insist. I think at this point, I will introduce to you my co passenger.  Besides me and my non stop inner dialogue/commentary, I also travel with […]