Gir Birding Lodge
Travel Blogs from Sasan Gir National Park
... have seen as much destruction as Somnath. It was repeatedly razed to the ground by Muslim invaders Mahmud of Ghazni, Allaudin Khilji and a host of others. Every time it was rebuilt. Moghul rulers did the same. Again it was rebuilt. Aurangazeb followed the tradition, destroyed it yet again and constructed a mosque on its site.
When India gained independence, Vallabhbhai Patel and KL Munshi rebuilt the temple yet again moving the mosque a couple of ...
... Masai Mara. Firstly, this is forest and not a savannah. Lions are so plentiful in the Masai Mara that on the second day you are actually bored of lions ! Not so here. The sighting has to be "earned" and you have to be lucky – probably a lesson in life itself, for after all, something is treasured only when it is earned and not when it is had easily.
Thank you Sher Khan. You made the moment ...
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 ...
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 ...
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