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Diu Island – Daman and Diu A Former Portuguese Colony

Diu Island – Daman and Diu A Former Portuguese Colony

I visited Diu Island during my 17 days trip of Gujarat. We started from Ahmedabad then went to Little run of Kutch, Bhuj, Great Rann of Kutch, Junagarh, Gir National Park, Somanath and finally ended in Diu before returning to Ahmedabad. It was my second trip to Gujarat, I could not go to Diu during my earlier trip. Diu island is popularly known as Daman and Diu but both Islands though fall under one Union Territory are very far from…

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Beautiful Stepwell – Rani ki Vav

Beautiful Stepwell – Rani ki Vav

I was in Gujarat for 2 weeks with one of my friends and reached Ahmedabad in our last leg of the journey. We had kept 3 days for Ahmedabad and decided to visit some of the closes by places during these days. On the first day, we decided to go to Patan, where we had decided to see beautiful stepwell – Rani ki Vav, Modhera Sun temple and Patan town & its famous sari weaving unit. We booked a taxi…

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Rababri Tribe Women – Nomadic Herders

Rababri Tribe Women – Nomadic Herders

We visited a small hamlet of Rabari tribe in Hodka village near Great Rann of Kutch during our stay in one of the famous Eco resort in the area. There was only 10-12 house and the main occupation for them is making different handicraft items, mainly with Rabari embroidery (Which is also known as kuchi embroidery) and some hand work. Women do the embroidery on fabrics for making garments, wall hangings, door hangings, cushion, bed sheets etc. Men folk of…

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Little Rann of Kutch – A Short Trip

Little Rann of Kutch – A Short Trip

Me and my friend planned one week trip to “Bhuj, Great Rann of Kutch and its surrounding areas”. We traveled from Delhi to Ahmedabad by air and from there we had late night train for Bhuj. We reached Ahmedabad at 8.30 AM. So, we had a full day free and we decided to explore “Little Rann of Kutch”. It is approximately 100 km from Ahmedabad. We had booked a taxi from the airport for round trip to Dasada. Dasada has…

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