Tag Archives: History

Kathmandu – Postcards from Nepal: e-Book

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Many moons ago, someone turned the music off in Kathmandu, the subcontinent’s original party town. But you cannot keep a good thing down for long. Nepal’s capital is rocking again, albeit to a slightly different tune.

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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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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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Ranthambhore National Park, Rajasthan in India: e-Book

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Looking the tiger in the eye

Ranthambhore is one of the few forest reserves in India where tigers still prowl – with a high probability of sightings. Especially in the summer months, when animals tend to laze around scarce water pools.

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