Murmeli goes India

An AIESEC traineeship in Hyderabad, India

Lions, holy mountains, a Portuguese island

After Bhuj in Gujarat, north-western India, I spent a couple oSunset on church in Diuf weeks in the southern part of the state. I saw landscapes and scenes totally different from the area I had been to in Gujarat before, and I had some very memorable experiences.

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March 27, 2007 Posted by | Traveling in India | 2 Comments

Kutch

After the Little Rann Sanctuary visit I have now spent a week (!) in Bhuj, a city in theGirls dressed up for the wedding, Kutch, Gujarat heart of the area known as Kutch. Famous for its handicrafts and the Great Rann of Kutch desert (similar to Little Rann except bigger) it has been through some rough times, including the devastating 2001 earthquake, in which 10% of the city’s population perished. Nevertheless, the people here are enjoying life, they are extremely friendly and welcoming and the ages old traditions of creating the most amazing handicrafts are still strong.

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March 12, 2007 Posted by | Indian life, Pictures from India, Traveling in India | 6 Comments

Agaria

Fishing boat in the desert, Kutch, GujaratI spent four days in the Little Rann wild ass sanctuary in Gujarat, Western India. It was one of the most memorable experiences of my trip so far. Staying in the desert inspired me to write about many things, including the salt workers (the agaria).

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March 5, 2007 Posted by | Indian life, Pictures from India, Traveling in India | 3 Comments