Photo Essay: Kutch, Gujarat

This possibly is one of my favorite places in India, having already travelled there twice so far, I am more than ready to go again…and again! Located at the far Western edge of Gujarat, Kutch is not part of the typical touristy trail. Whilst many wander through Rajasthan for a view of the desert, very few actually venture …

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Dholavira-the lost civilization of India!

How many of you know that in the state of Gujarat, hidden in the parched lands of the Kutch, lies an ancient civilization! Yes friends, it IS actually possible to go and witness the splendor and complexity of the Indus Valley Civilization in India. Sometimes we get so caught up …

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Banni Villages of Kutch

    “Sunset, stars and stories etched on the sands of time…” The vast grasslands of Banni meet the Great Rann in the Khavda region, north of Bhuj. They are home to numerous pastoral nomadic, semi-nomadic and resident people who keep sheep, goats, camels, buffaloes and other livestock. The 40 or so …

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An example of resilience in the middle of Rann of Kutch

How many of us have cribbed about not having enough clothes, best of schools or universities, not having a car or the amount of work we have to do to earn a living? Let me give you an example of a school that is literally in the middle of the …

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