Beaches and some history at Diu, Gujarat, India

Other day I came across the list of smart cities that the Indian government has launched and I saw Diu in the list. The first thought that flashed through my mind was the town is going to loose its  “old world charm”  look soon. Diu having been under Portuguese possession from 1535 to 1961 the…

Two places of interset in Gandhinagar, Gujarat, India

Akshardham Swaminarayana temple in Gandhinagar around 30kms from Ahmedabad and Adalaj Ni Vav  (Adalaj Stepwell) which is around 15kms from Akshardham towards Sarkhej were the two places we visited in the Gandhinagar area. This is going to be a post of pictures of Adalaj Ni Vav . Photography is not allowed at  Akshardham.  The temple…

Ahmedabad old capital of Gujarat, India

Ahmedabad, or Amdavad as pronounced in Gujarati, was our first city of visit in Gujarat. This was the old capital and is still the largest city in Gujarat and nowadays an important economic and industrial hub of India. So yes this is the best place to fly into and a starting point for your visit…