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Vijay Vilas Palace, Gujarat

Located on the sea beach of Mandvi in Kutch district of Gujarat, Vijay Vilas Palace is an exemplar of the opulent lifestyle of Maharao Shri Khengarji who ruled over Kutch in 1940s. He built a summer hideout for his son and heir to the kingdom, Vijayraji to escape the blistering heat of Kutch. Hence, called Vijay […]

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Yet another Sunrise

Watching the silhouetted tree against the sky in the morning was a spectacle in itself. We had left early enough to watch the mist lift up and sun rise from the horizon.  Despite the long distance ahead of us, we parked our bike on the muddy pavement  and stood there glued for a few minutes to let […]

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The Sparkling Water of Mandvi Beach

The Sparkling water of Mandvi Beach When on a vacation, dawns and dusks are the times of the day when I don’t prefer staying indoors. They invariably offer you a glimpse of heaven. After I witnessed the changing colors of the sky resulting in vivid shades of blue in Auroville ( Read An Auroville Experience ), I […]