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When Kings Rode To Delhi…

Recently read a book titled When Kings Rode to Delhi by¬† Gabrielle Festing, which is available here. In the book there is a chapter on Sivaji called The Mountain Rat, title supposedly given by Aurangazeb to Sivaji. After the killing … Continue reading

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Vasai and Arnala

The Aim: To Do Vasai [Bassien] and Arnala Forts in one single trip. The day finally came when the planned trip to Vasai fort had been finalised. This fort was long overdue. Maybe from last 4-5 years. Finally the party … Continue reading

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