The Grand Regency
Travel Blogs from Rajkot
... the gods. This religious ceremony was on a second location, a little outside of town. The best part of the night was the enormous amount of presents the bride got from all the women of my family. They lined up and presented their presents one by one.
Of course there had to be a celebration because of the upcoming wedding: this was the party on day three. On this day the ceremonies were about blessing the future couple. Cars were driving ...
... use them not only for transporting themselves. Some people transport items their own size or even whole families.
We usually rent rickshaws every time we need to go somewhere. A rickshaw is a small taxi. They are much smaller than a car and can fit up to three passengers. Some of them have a radio; I have even seen one with disco lights. The normal price variants vitiates from city to city but is between 20-150 rupees for a couple of miles, that is about ...
There I was, finally (sort of) ready. After a lot of goodbyes and one last cup of coffee with my roommates I left. My plane was leaving from Dusseldorf, but luckily I got a lift from Roys (one of my travel mates) father in law. It didn't take long to get to the airport. After a short while we were in the air. It didn’t take long to get to the plane, and so I was in the air.
The flight to Istanbul was about three hours. Before landing we had a clear view of the city. And boy, ...
... undertook to arrange all our onward train and bus tickets for us! Champion.
The next day, a driver and car had been arranged to take us, Parth and his cousin Vineet 5 hours to the coast, to the resort town of Diu. We wandered Diu Fort (an impressive Portuguese monolith) and had a delicious dinner out with Vineet's dad and his friends. Gujarat is a dry state, but in Diu the beer flows freely, so after dinner we took the opportunity to cut loose with Pat and Niv ...
... station in Jamnagar, he drove like the wind despatching us at the not-so-shabby Hotel President.
Time being of the essence on our whistlestop tour of Gujarat, we checked in, ditched the bags, and dived into the excellent Madras Hotel for some South Indian snap, dosai, Idli and Uttapam at the ready, bellies full, we set about discovering Jamnagar.
Arriving at Ranmal Lake in the centre of town, famed for ...
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