• Exploring the best places of Ahmedabad

    OMG! 6 Best places to visit in Ahmedabad ever

    Ahmedabad is much more than chic cafes, big malls and busy food joints. Our trip to this city in February this year had a long list of activities to do. So here is a list of 6 best places to visit in Ahmedabad for your next trip. 1. Sabarmati Ashram Who doesn’t know Sabarmati Ashram. Afterall it was Gandhi ji’s place and home until he breathed his last. Popularly known as Gandhi Ashram, Sabarmati Ashram on the banks of Sabarmati River is home to memories and works of Gandhi and his disciples. The premises has empty rooms of Gandhi and his wife who lead a simple life, helping and educating…

  • The sabha mandap or the assembly hall of Modhera Sun Temple

    Should Modhera Sun Temple be in your bucket list?

    The architecture of India’s ancient monuments have always been a point of interest and symbol of pride for us. Though a lifetime may fall short to visit these stunning iconic structures, Gujarat’s Modhera Sun Temple deserves to be in your bucket list. Here is everything about this beautiful 9th century temple that has no idol of deity and draws millions of visitors every day. History Modhera temple is dedicated to the Sun god, Vedic gods and elements of nature that create humanity. It is said that during the reign of Bhima I of Chaulukya dynasty, Mahmud of Ghazni had invaded his kingdom around 1024-1025. A 20,000 strong force of soldiers unsuccessfully tried to avert…

  • The gorgeous stepwells of Gujarat

    3 must-visit stepwells of Gujarat

    Hey folks! After a long spell of no-travel, we finally ticked a new Indian state off our bucket list. It was Gujarat and we can’t wait to share our travel stories with you. But first let me start with the most beautiful architecture of the state that got our attention and are worth mentioning. Since we had a travel plan of 7 days, we could visit Ahmedabad, Patan and Modhera. This post is all about the 3 must-visit stepwells of Gujarat that we highly recommend to every traveler. First things first A stepwell is called vav in Gujarati. Wells with long stairs earned them this name. The purpose of constructing…