Rani ki Vav, a beautiful carved stepwell in Patan, Gujarat: The...

I have seen many a stepwell, and after a while they all look the same. So it was with some misgivings that I ventured...

Lakhpat, the original trading port: The Great Arabian Sea Drive Day...

The Lakhpat fort stands on the North-West corner of the Great Rann, and faces the Pakistan border to the north. It also serves as...

Chasing the Wild Ass in the Rann of Kutch, Gujarat: The...

The Rann of Kutch is best known for the  Indian Wild Ass, or the Ghudkhar as called locally. Thousands roam the desert but they...

Kunzum Route K105: Bhuj to Gir National Park, Gujarat

Welcome to Kunzum Routes! This is a series of time / distance charts between popular travel destinations covering just two points, or recommended circuits....

Gir Safari – Met the Maldharis: The Great Arabian Sea Drive...

The safari in Gir National Park continued, and eventfully even if there were no lions. We passed some Maldhari settlements. They are tribal folks who...

On the westernmost motorable point of India: The Great Arabian Sea...

Will today be a momentous day? I am headed to Narayan Sarovar, marked as the westernmost motorable point in India by Gujarat Tourism. Turns out...

Also spotted in Velavadar, Gujarat – Antelopes, Wild Boars, Hyena, Jungle...

The reserve has no predators like tigers and lions - leaving the animals largely free from danger. Romance blooms, and the population increases. Good...

The precious Patola Sarees of Patan, Gujarat; only made by one...

Left Udaipur for Rann of Kutch. Made a hot cuppa coffee in French Press using freshly ground beans - Peaberry Arabica from south of...

The Little Rann of Kutch – Miles of Nothingness: The Great...

So here I am - at the famed Little Rann of Kutch. Home to majestic birds in season and the Wild Ass - all...

Meeting Blackbucks, the sweetest ones, in Velavadar, Gujarat: The Great Arabian...

As far as sanctuaries go, Velavadar is the sweetest one. It is home to Blackbucks, beautiful members of the deer family. But don’t let the...