Category Archives: Gujarat
Travels With Sheila’s number one sight anywhere in India? Watching people walking along the road carrying something on their heads; whether it was men, women, or children (always expected to do their share)…View image. They carried flat pans filled with
Bits of the Trivia and Information below is courtesy of guides in Gujarat; don’t take everything as gospel. – Antibiotics and drugs, other than controlled substances, are available over the counter in India. We checked out Lariam (generic) Malaria pills
Holy Cow… No, Chicagoans…Harry Caray did not coin that phrase. A first trip to India astounds visitors. Why are all those cows placidly sitting in the middle of traffic? Why do people let cows casually walk into their houses? Why
One last tourist/pilgrimage site to see on the outskirts of Ahmedabad before leaving Gujarat, India; the Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi Ashram. His Ashram (a spiritual hermitage) has become a place of pilgrimage along with wherever else he roamed. The Sabarmati Ashram in
The Jama Masjid (mosque) is located in the heart of the old city opposite Mahatma Gandhi Road and one of the most splendid mosques in India. This mosque was constructed in 1423 by Sultan Ahmed Shah, the founder of Ahmedabad.
There are blocks and blocks of markets with thousands of people selling along Ghandi Road, also called MG Road. Badly needing a potty break after walking for hours, Niru led us into the gorgeous House of Mangaldas Girdhardas, known as