The Far Horizon Magazine

December2015

Hemis Festival – An Experience Like None Other

If you happen to visit Ladakh in the summer try your best to align your holiday with the Hemis Festival. The festival commemorates the birth of the revered Guru Padamasambhava who is said to have brought the tantric form of Buddhism to the Himalayan kingdom. Every 12th year, known as[…]

Kalpathi Rath Festival, Kalpathi Rath Yatra, Kalpathi Ratholsavam

Kalpathi Ratholsavam – A Mix of Fervor, Frenzy and Festivities

“God’s own country”, Kerala is known for being home to several festivals. These are the times when grandeur and opulence completely take over the otherwise simple lifestyle of its people. One of the popular temple festivals celebrated here is the Kalpathi Rath Festival. An annual festival, it is held in[…]

Offbeat India – Muziris, An Ancient Port City

The Muziris Heritage Site, hidden away in the by lanes of the town of Kodungallur 18 miles north of Cochin, Kerala is perhaps India’s biggest archaeological discovery. Dating back to the 1st century BC the Muziris seaport and urban centre is reputed to have been the greatest Trading Centre of[…]

5 Top Tips For Travel Photography Enthusiasts

NOTE: To make sure the tips were focused and helpful, Shagzil Khan our resident photographer and also the writer of this article has worked under the assumption that those who are reading these tips are invested photographers. That is to say they’re familiar with the art of photography, equipment and[…]

Heritage Property

Sardargarh Heritage Hotel

A relaxed few days spent in one of the most spectacular forts of Rajasthan makes a perfect getaway for those passionate about history and wishing to take a step back in time, to the days of Indian royalty. Located in Rajasmand, 93 km from Udaipur airport is the Sardargarh Fort[…]