Tag Archives: Gujarat Tourism

Layered to Perfection, Lacquer Art from India

I have earlier written about my tryst with art and craft with Gujarat but this one with lacquer was unplanned and unexpected. The artisan from Nirona village was off for his afternoon ablutions in a some local pond or street … Continue reading

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Grandeur of the Modhera Sun Temple, Gujarat, India

Indian Mythologies often refer to worship of Sun that granted valour and well being to the ancient warriors. When I heard those stories during my childhood days, my little mind would wander in the sky wondering how they managed to … Continue reading

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10 Must Do’s on a Trip to Kutch, India

The Land of the White Salt Desert and exquisite art and craft, Kutch is a quiet haven though often overshadowed by neighbouring Rajasthan. If you are looking for lots of colour, generous doses of history, exquisite carvings, intricate art, flaming … Continue reading

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Shaam e Sarhad – Eco Village Resort in Kutch, India

We wanted to experience Kutch with all its flavors and during some extensive web search I came across Shaam e Sarhad, a village resort on the border of Great Rann of Kutch. This resort was in Hodka Village, built, managed … Continue reading

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Foreshadow of a Lost Civilization

We were driving down from Little Rann of Kutch to the ancient civilization of Dholavira. The 246 km journey through pristine nature to reach the once vibrant 5000 yr old site was a canvas where the virgin colours of nature … Continue reading

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Fossil Park in Kutch, India

Some experiences leave us happy, some sad, some in awe and some are a lesson in humility. A chance visit to the Fossil Park in a Kutch Village and a meeting with the man behind it not only left me … Continue reading

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Home away from Home in Bhuj

While looking around for places to stay in and around Bhuj, I chanced upon Devpur Heritage Homestay in Darbargadh around 40 kms away. After poring over the map and distances with my geographer friend, it appeared that this would be … Continue reading

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