Travel Blogs from Jamnagar
Back in The Netherlands a wedding mostly consists of a (boring) ceremony in church and a beautiful reception. But, like so many things, this is completely different in India. My cousin Suneet found himself a beautiful bride, so he arranged a four day wedding. Both of them were really looking forward to the wedding, they're head over heels in love.
By coincidence I ran into some family on our plane to Rajkot (the city where the wedding was ...
Just as I mentioned in my last entry, India is a dirty country. There's a lot of trash everywhere. People are used to just throw stuff on the ground and not all cities clean out the trash in the streets. Just like the streets, the buildings are dirty as well. A lot of them have broken walls and look dirty.
But humans aren’t the only ones filling the streets with waste. Everywhere you look you’ll find cows and dogs as well. They are treated ...
... It was very nice to put a face to the names that we keep hearing about!
After three days in Jamnagar, we began our journey to Palitana, stopping off at Virpur on the way.
Our main purpose of visiting Palitana was to do a Jatra and climb the 3,364 steps of the Shatrunjaya hills to visit some of the 300 marble temples at the top.
Here we also stayed at a Jain Dharamshala. Unfortunately it was here that ...
... on it and got stuck in it. Overall it was a nice beach. We came back to the hotel and relaxed for the rest of the evening. Aman: This was one of the coolest things in the whole trip so far. On the way there, when we weren't even in the park yet, we saw some flamingoes past a levy. I'm guessing the levy is for monsoon season, when water levels rise, but the flamingoes were incredible! They were not quite pink, except on their wings and chests, ...
... later, the ship was stuffed with African goods like ebony, slaves, and ivory in return. During my time here, I have realized that Gujarat is not just a trading city; Gujarat produces some of the finest items I have came across so far. Their skilled leather workers produce the finest skins in all of the sea. On top of that, colorful sleeping mats are a must have in the Middle East. I've also noticed fascinating textiles as well as beads and cloth.
As for me, ...
Other places to stay in Jamnagar
Jamnagar-Dwarka Highway, Jamnagar | Hotelfrom $73
"Nand Niwas",Pandit Nehru Marg, Jamnagar | Hotelfrom $33
Teen Batti, Jamnagar | Hotelfrom $11
Airport Road opposite andh aashram, Jamnagar | Hotelfrom $47
New Super Market, Jamnagar | Hotelfrom $10
Pandit Nehru Marg, Jamnagar | Hotelfrom $21