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Adalaj Step Well , Ahmedabad

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  It was my first visit to the state of Gujarat and also my first visit outside Maharastra, after I shifted my work location .Everything was new, right from language to the food .The bus travel from Pune to Ahmedabad took around 11 hours .I alighted at satellite bus stop ,meet my relatives and after freshening up I decided for…

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Rani Ki Vav,the Queen’s Stepwell of Patan

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Located on the banks of river Saraswati ,Rani ki vav is an intricately constructed stepwell situated in the town of Patan in Gujarat, India. The stepwell is said to have been constructed as a memorial by queen Udayamati around 1050 AD in the memory of her deceased king Bhimdev I of Solanki dynasty. Stepwells were a distinctive form of subterranean…

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The Holy City of Dwarka and Nageshwar Temple

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Gujarat, India’s westernmost state with its varied terrain and numerous sacred sites is sometimes called as the ‘Jewel of Western India’. Known for its ancient sites of the Indus valley civilization- like Lothal and Dholavira to name a few ,is also the birth place for our father of the nation – M.K Gandhi . I had a strong urge to visit…

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Hampi – Yes it is ! – Day 2 (A Video Blog)

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To read on my previous Day’s adventure at Hampi please click the link http://www.thetruewanderer.com/photography/hampi-yes-it-is/ Day 2 started with a high note and with the hangover from yesterday’s late night party  . Still writhing like a Anaconda snake on our respective beds I peeped out of my duvet .The Sun’s rays were piercing through the hotel room’s curtains and on to my…

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Trek to Dudhsagar Waterfalls

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The plan for trekking to Dudhsagar waterfall during monsoon was a long due.Unfortunately every time ,I found myself with an excuse to postpone . This year monsoon was at its best and I could no more resist the lure to trek to the falls , which lies in the Goa-Karnataka border  in the Sanguem taluka. My journey started off from the Pune station .…

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Part – II : Badrinath Temple,Uttarakhand-My travel experience

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This is in continuation to blog on my travel experience to reach Badrinath Dham from Rudra Prayag in Uttarakhand. Please read the Part – I of the series here http://www.thetruewanderer.com/uncategorized/part-i-joshimathuttarakhand-my-travel-experience/ Day -II : Joshimath to Badrinath I woke to a news of landslide near Chamoli and then the shocker of possible unavailability of any shared taxi for Badrinath . Still optimistic I went to…

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Qutab Minar-Heritage of India

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Qutab Minar an UNESCO world heritage site is the highest minaret in India .Standing 72m in height is entirely built up of red and buff sandstone and conical in shape having a diameter of 14.32 m at the base and about 2.75 m on the top . History books says an invader from west built it to commemorate his victory on an Indian ruler .Its…

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