Shalimar Hotel

Valia Road, Anklesvar, Gujarat, 393002, India | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Anklesvar

Thus spake the President

A travel blog entry by indigoite

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... I can see how it can drive the devotees to fervor and probably even trance. I was moved today – a wonderful temple, practices after my heart and a soulful aarti – it was a sublime experience.

The temple has an absolute no electronics inside policy. Forget the mobile or camera, they even confiscated my car keys on the grounds that it had remote locking electronics. So no photographs I am afraid (hurray !!) – I had to click just a couple from ...

Four hundred and eleven and counting

A travel blog entry by indigoite

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... his harem for food. Both lions and lionesses hunt mostly alone and their main prey here is deer.

I set out at the crack of dawn, when it was still pitch dark. It was bitingly cold - after all winter has still not gone away. Within ten minutes of the drive, there he was right on the side of the trail sitting peacefully. He let out a few roars, a few bellows, just to show who is the master. As ...

HHEELLPP

A travel blog entry by indigoite

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HELP !! I am too scared to post.

The trouble is, I don't know where the click button on my phone is ??

I shook hands with Sher Khan today, but tell me how am I supposed to take a photo of that while my hand is shaking (literally and figuratively) ?? So I didn't take a photo :(

How do I post anything with no pictures ???

Somebody help pleeeeaaasssseee :)
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Everybody loves Amitabh Bachchan

A travel blog entry by indigoite

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Yes I know 90% of India does , but here is another angle to the liking.

Amitabh Bachchan is now even more liked by Gujaratis after he became Gujarat's "brand ambassador". If you live in India, you surely have come across some ad or the other of him promoting Gujarat tourism. “Breathe in a bit of Gujarat” – in his baritone voice ……

Well, he apparently came to Gir to visit the ...

"African" ? No surely not

A travel blog entry by indigoite

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When you think of lions, you think of Africa. But in Gir, I was introduced to something else "African".

Apparently some 300 years ago, the Nawab of Junagadh imported some Africans from East Africa, Bantus I understand, into his army – presumably they were better fighters than the Kathiawars. He gave them a village to live in and, as often happens in such things, they stayed on long after their original purpose was ...

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