Category Archives: India

Chhatris – Tombs of Kings

Chattris, Orchha Madya Pradesh, Northern India  Who would have think that these golden temples are tombs of kings! Anu sent this for swap and she said that these places are tombs but they very beautiful. I know this place is … Continue reading

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Jalantara, Shivalinga, Hampi

This is a postcard Anu picked during her trip last year to Hampi City, a World Heritage Site. At Hampi is created the biggest Shivalinga which became a tourist destination. According to one site: Shivalinga which has a height of … Continue reading

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Fishing Nets

This fishing nets are up in Fort Cochin, in Kerala, south of India.

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Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminal

Another of the postcards sent by Anu and it shows the Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus located in Mumbai, India. This terminal was based on a design by FW Stevens and was completed in eighteen hundreds (1888). It was known as the … Continue reading

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Folk Art from Madhya, Pradesh

This is one of the cards sent by Anu from India. She said that this card is a representation of a folk art painting.  People there usually paint these scenes on the mud walls of thin huts. At the back of … Continue reading

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Cover & a Note from Maharashtra, India

I received this parcel in March. It contains six cards all the way from Maharashtra, India. Anuradha is such a nice postcard swapper. This is the note she included in the mail: This is our first swap and I maybe … Continue reading

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Humayon’s Tomb, New Delhi, India

US – 1507555 A postcard of India sent from America.  Eugenia sent this postcard from Portland, Oregon. She mentioned in the card that it was a sunny day when she posted me this. The caption of the card reads:  Humayun’s … Continue reading

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Lambadi Girl, Hampi, India

A village girl from Hampi, a northern state of India.

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Snake Charmers, India

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Rajasthan Face (young girl)

A young gril from Rajasthani tribe. If you want to learn or read more of this tribe in India, you may check out this site. Thank you Akhil for sharing this card.

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Rajasthan Face (Old Man)

The following cards were sent by Akhil, one of my swap buddies in Facebook.

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Postcard Perfect from India

This is one of the 11.11.11 postcards I received for my 11.11.11 swap. It’s a wonderful picture of culture. Thank you Col. Akhil K. for sharing this card. The stamps used:   Linked with:

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Bangalore Government Museum

Sent by K. Sridhar of India for our November general swap (buildings) My first card from him sent naked. In our past swaps, he usually sent it covered because we usually swap three cards at a time. The back of … Continue reading

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Taj Majal, Agra: A Glimpse

I’ve been longing for the day when I can receive a Taj Mahal postcard and that day came and it is today. Thank you to K Sridhar of Bangalore for graciously accepted my request for a swap of Taj Mahal … Continue reading

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Postcard Perfect # 11 – India 19439

This is my second card from India but the first through Postcrossing.  This card is from a postcrosser named Kamran (username: penpalkamran) and he holds the second place of most most postcards sent from India and as of today he … Continue reading

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