Category Archives: India

Manas National Park, Assam in India: e-Book

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Manas National Park in Assam is one of the richest and most beautiful of protected forests in India, and home to the maximum number of endangered animal species anywhere in the country. It is a designated reserve for the Tiger, the Rhinoceros and the Elephant – but spotting any is no less than a treasure hunt.

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Patan, Gujarat in India: e-Book

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A queen’s stepwell, and a saree meant for one

If you didn’t know any better, you would drive by the dusty town of Patan in Gujarat and miss fascinating nuggets of history and culture going back centuries. This is where you can get the last authentic versions of the famed Patola saree, the Salvis being the only family making it. Delivery time can stretch to five years!!

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Dholavira & Lothal, Gujarat in India: e-Book

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When you stand at Dholavira or Lothal in Gujarat in India, you realize people existed at least 5,000 years ago. On the very spot where you see the remains of what may have been very vibrant and rich cities in the 3rd Millennium B.C. Don’t let your imagination wander too much though, it can cause vertigo.

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Little Rann of Kutch, Gujarat in India: e-Book

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What do you do when you see miles of unbroken surface of dark silt, all bare and without a sign of life? You will no doubt be tempted to step on the gas in your SUV, hoping to catch the horizon. Do so by all means, kick mountains of dust with your tyres, and feel the thrill of driving in the Little Rann of Kutch – just mind the wildlife though!

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Great Rann of Kutch, Gujarat in India: e-Book

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Start driving from Bhuj and you will cover a highly fascinating route – giving you glimpses of the history, geographical features, culture and food of Gujarat in India. All in and around the Great Rann of Kutch, with no beginning and no end.

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