Spotted in Gir, Gujarat: The Great Arabian Sea Drive Day 9

Spend enough time in a forest and you will cannot fail to spot some of the most memorable sights! It was no different for...

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...

A Leopard poses for photographs in Gir National Park, Gujarat: The...

I am off - for the first of the big cat safaris on this trip. Hoping to spot some of the last of the...

Driving from Bhuj to Gir National Park: The Great Arabian Sea...

Another early start - driving from Bhuj to Gir, the home of the Asiatic lions. No one knows for sure the distance, time and...

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...

At Narayan Sarovar, where boys dive in the lake to find...

Cannot ignore Narayan Sarovar despite it being pipped to the post by neighbour Koteshwar. For Hindus, it ranks as one the important pilgrimage places. The...

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...

Coffee at Hodka, sunset with foxes at Kala Dungar: The Great...

Had heard a lot about the temple at Kala Dungar - every morning and evening, sweetened rice is served on a platform and foxes...

To Bhuj; finally get tasty local cuisine: The Great Arabian Sea...

Off to Bhuj in the wee hours of the morning. The place is infamous for the wrong reasons: it was the epicenter of one...

Dholavira, Gujarat – People lived here 5,000 years ago: The...

And here I was: on the site where people once lived in the 3rd Millennium B.C. Imagine the remains still exist. Don’t let your...