Aleppo, Alep, Halab, حلب

April 8, 2015

Aleppo, Alep, Halab, حلب Lately, for different reasons, Aleppo has been on my mind. I have been carrying a book around (wrapped in a piece of fabric – it’s a hard cover and has a personal dedication on the first page, and I’ve borrowed it from its owner and...

Delhi’s beautiful tomb

December 14, 2012

Among all historical, mystical and legendary places in Delhi (of which I didn’t see more than a handful – this time around), one of the most fascinating is the tomb of 14th century sufi saint Hazrat Nizamuddin Auliya. The dargah (which by the way is a Persian term, meaning...