• An evening with the Ghosts of Mehrauli, Delhi

    by  • June 25, 2013 • 12 Comments

    What do you say when the usual calm that you feel at a place turns to stillness of an eerie kind and the air itself seems unwelcoming, whispering us to leave?! It was 10PM on Saturday night, and we were sauntering in the woods around Mehrauli, just beyond the Qutub Minar Complex. The setting had the...

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    Shab-E-Baraat Celebrations in Dilli…

    by  • June 24, 2013 • 0 Comments

    Across the country today one of the most auspicious of Muslim festivals is being celebrated with a whole night of offering special prayers and reciting of the Quran, religious fervour and rituals and ‘Dua’ for ‘divine blessings’. Tonight is the auspicious 15th night of Shabaan, also called “Shab-e-Baraat”, that the Prophet Muhammad taught his disciples to...

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    Chhadeeyon ka Mela

    by  • April 26, 2013 • 2 Comments

    Guest Post by Ankita Goel Delhi is vast. It is a vibrant city, always on the move, thousands of people flocking to it daily. A mega-city surrounded by ‘bustling-at-their-seams’ suburbs. And amidst all the chaos, the teeming millions and the thousands visiting the city daily, the events creating political upheavals in our capital city we tend...

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    A Green B’day Party @ Asola Wildlife Sanctuary

    by  • December 15, 2012 • 8 Comments

    In early December Team DBF created an innovative Birthday celebration of the 7-yr old son of one of our friends at Asola Wildlife Sanctuary. Delhi By Foot arranged a certified naturalist to provide an array of information about land and water eco-systems, and also arranged an exciting treasure hunt which left the children both...

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    Once upon a time Delhi had Appu Ghar…

    by  • September 28, 2012 • 0 Comments

    Today I came across an article about the progress of the Central Public Works Department (CPWD) plans for the extension of the Indian Supreme Court in Delhi in the area, which once housed Appu Ghar . And nostalgia overtook me… Do you people remember Appu Ghar? Man!! I can’t even imagine my childhood without one Appu Ghar...

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