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    One day trip to Kutch

    One day trip to Kutch is impossible? Are you the one who thinks that? Well, then you are at the right place. Kutch is highly promoted by Gujarat tourism in some or another way and Amitabh Bachhan- one of the finest actors in Bollywood is the brand ambassador for promoting Kutch. Kutch is a massive land of a desert on one end and sea on the other. The amalgamation of both is what we call Kutch. Kutch is a diverse land and I decided to take one day trip to Kutch because of the sung Rannutsav that held every year for a specific period. It usually starts in November and…

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    A Heritage Walk in the Old City of Ahmedabad- Mandir to Masjid walk

    A heritage walk that starts from Kalupur Swaminarayan Temple and ends at Jami Masjid, the two icons of Ahmedabad, channels our soul to the epoch drenched with culture, the life that they relished and marvellous architecture. India is a realm of culture, tradition and festivals well known worldwide. However, not many cities have a rich cultural heritage that is a concord of tradition from overseas as well. Modernization balances somewhere with globalization. Where people have stimulated out of their area of life to explore the unknown spaces on the Orb. But that is where I went wrong. It is not now that we have started globalization. It ensued well before…

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    Bhuj to Kalo Dungar (Black Mountain) – The best place to visit in Kutch

    Kalo Dungar in Kutch as the name says is the black mountain that has breath-taking sunrise and sunset. Before heading for the White Desert, we wanted to visit Kalo Dungar as it is a place that is not supposed to be missed at any cost. You pass many villages like Khavda and Ludiya that are well known for handicraft. But, if you are having restricted time, head straight forward to Kalo Dungar (black mountain). After driving for a while, you will see a notice board that says “TROPIC OF CANCER IS PASSING FROM HERE’. Don’t miss that board on your way to Kalo Dungar. The board is utterly pleasing because…

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    Top three places to visit in Bhuj

    Bhuj stole my heart. I always sensed that we had zero to see in Bhuj bar when we keep on hearing the word ‘Kutchi manu hu’ in ‘Taarak Mehta Ka Olta Chasma’. Jethalal keeps on haughtily muttering the word. Well, also I thought Rannotsav is the only festival to catch the eyesight of in Kutch. I wanted to visit Kutch just to check on Rannutsav. But, touch wood, when I stepped in Bhuj, well, that was where we stayed, I was taken aback.

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    Dynamic sacrifice of Sheikh Ladhasa Pir – Foundation of Kutch fort

    No sooner he visited, Devi appeared in his dream guiding him about the man who would arrive from the North direction in black attire. Maharav lost his sleep and the next day while he was waiting in the North direction, he saw a man arriving sitting on a bull. He readily showed his eagerness to sacrifice his own life for the sake of the kingdom. The name of this brave person was Sheikh Ladhhasa.