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Lakhpat

Lakhpat

Lakhpat is a small town located close to the western most tip of Gujarat. Historically, Lakhpat used to an important port city. During its peak trading time, the revenues used to cross more than one lakh koris (Kori was a monetary unit being used at Kutch during those times). In fact, the town derives its name due to this reason (land of one lakh koris). […]

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Passport Holder from Urby

Passport Holder from Urby

Whenever we travel within India, we have the luxury of being unorganised while packing our bags. Just dump all basic necessities and we are ready to travel within few minutes. That is because, you generally need not unpack or search for any items before you reach the destination. But, while travelling outside of India (or any international travel), we do not have that luxury. There […]

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Little Rann of Kutch

Little Rann of Kutch

The Rann of Kutch is a huge desert that spreads across 30000 sq km. The western part of the Rann (translates to desert) is a huge salt desert, where you can find salt spread across the land. That region is famously called White Rann of Kutch, and is abundant with natural beauty. The eastern part of the Rann  is a dry barren desert with a huge salt bed […]

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72 Jinalaya Jain Temple

72 Jinalaya Jain Temple

Jain temples in the region of Gujarat and Rajasthan are known for their immaculate beauty. These temples are mostly built with white marble which gives a very elegant look even from a distance. The intricacy of the work on the walls and pillars, spectacular work on the inner side of the central domes, and several other characteristics are the highlights of these temples. 72 Jinalaya […]

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Mandvi

Mandvi

Mandvi is a small coastal town that is located at a distance of 60 km from Bhuj. It can be a good one day visit from Bhuj as there are many places of interest. This post will introduce you to the places you can visit during a one day trip to Mandvi. Ship Building Yard Historically, Mandvi was an important port town, and it had […]

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Kalo Dungar

Kalo Dungar

Kalo Dungar is a small hill that is located in the in the Great Rann of Kutch. At an altitude of 462m / 1515 ft, Kalo Dungar is also the highest point in this region and offers a spectacular panoramic view of Great Rann. The view of Great Rann from the top of Kalo Dungar is truly amazing. The dry forests of the Kalo Dungar skirting […]

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White Rann of Kutch

White Rann of Kutch

The Great Rann of Kutch is a huge salt desert spread across 7500 sq km starting in the Kutch region of Gujarat and extending to the Sindh province of Pakistan. Great Rann of Kutch is acclaimed to be one of the largest salt desert in the world. Salt and salt everywhere… Not a pinch to cook The word ‘Rann’ is the hindi equivalent for desert, […]

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Badrinath

Badrinath

Badrinath is a holy town located at an elevation of 3300 m / 10800 ft. It is one of the four important pilgrimage sites in India famously called as the “Char Dham” of India. Char Dham, which means four holy abodes, comprises of Badrinath (Badrinath Temple) in the north, Puri (Jagannath Temple) in the east, Beyt Dwarka (Shri Dwaradhish Temple) in the west and Rameshwaram (Ramanatha Swamy temple) in […]

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Tehri Dam

Tehri Dam

Tehri Dam/Lake is an artificial reservoir that was built over the River Bhagirathi. Located at an elevation of 1700 m / 5500 ft and with a height of over 260 m, it is regarded as the highest dam in India. The dam conserves water for irrigation purposes of the surrounding villages, supplies water to neighboring towns, and is the primary source for the power generation […]

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Dhanolti / Dhanaulti

Dhanolti / Dhanaulti

Dhanolti (also spelled Dhanaulti) is a small village that is located at a distance of 30 km from Mussoorie. Located at an altitude of 2286 m / 7500 ft, Dhanolti is known for its serene and calm environment. The panoramic views of the mighty Himalayas, the surrounding forests of Oak and Deodar, and the village void of the touristy crowd makes Dhanolti an offbeat favourite […]

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