Category Archives: Gujarat

Miscellaneous Tribal Information for Gujarat, India

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

Miscellaneous Trivia and Important Information About Gujarat, India

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

The Famous and “Holy” Cows of India

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

The Gandhi Ashram (Sabarmati Ashram), Ahmedabad

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 and Mausoleum of Ahmed Shah, Ahmedabad

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.

The House of M.G. (Hotel) on Ghandi Road, Ahmedabad – Gujarat, India

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