Rann Utsav, Gujarat

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Rann Utsav is held annually at Kutch, Gujarat. A temporary but magnificent tent city comes up in close proximity to the beautiful white desert at Dhordo. I have been lucky to stay at the tent city twice. This year the festival ends by March 12. I was invited to visit the festival by the Gujarat … Read more

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Places to Stay in Dhordo, Kutch

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Dhordo is the getaway village to the Great Rann of Kutch. It is about 80 km from Bhuj. I have now made two trips to the region. I am the kind who can stay any place without batting an eyelid, but if you like to research your options of stay here are the places that … Read more

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My Lastest Minute Holiday Ever

It was the winter of 2014. The month was January and I was looking forward to an International FAM. It was a wellness FAM with lots of Spa thrown in. That was the time when I used to work full time in addition to blogging. My leaves were worth in gold, maybe diamonds! And then … Read more

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The Garbage Post

At the first glance the place seemed totally clean. Then I started walking on the salt, I realized that it was not so. Immediately after the platform you can get down and walk on the salt. People did leave garbage around this place. It completely stunned me. For me the landscape was so beautiful that … Read more

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Great Rann of Kutch- The Mirage, the Miracle!

When I set my eyes at the Great Rann of Kutch for the first time it felt like a mirage, shimmering and floating out there. I hardly have words to describe it, so I am just doing a photo¬†feature. There was a 2 km long walking path that led to the heart of the Great … Read more

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White Rann Camp, Gorevali Village, Kutch

White Rann Camp was my most expensive hotel in my entire Gujarat trip. It was a tented accommodation close to the Great Rann of Kutch, it cost me 6,500 rupees (roughly 100 dollars). I do not usually stay in 100 dollar accommodations. And if I pay 100 dollars I expect a lot. At the first … Read more

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Traveling Solo in Kutch

It is not that I seek out to travel solo but solo trips just happen. Like first I thought I was going to Bhutan with my younger nephew but that didn’t happen. In the end the first trip of 2014 was to Kutch, my personal vacation and solo. I will recount conversations that happened because … Read more

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Colors of Gujarat

I saw some eye catching colors in Kutch, Gujarat. The first frame that made my eyes pop out was at Narayan Sarovar which is quite close to Lakhpat. These colorful jalis were part of the complex of the temple at the Narayan Sarovar. It made me conscious that I should try and capture the colors … Read more

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