rann of kutch

Go solo, go far

Go solo, go far

January 16, 2020

First solo trips are not just special but are also the scariest. From choosing the place to planning, to actually going, the entire experience can be nerve-wracking. However, it can also be an overwhelming experience that will bring you closer to yourself.

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The escapade of regional cinema

The escapade of regional cinema

August 11, 2019

While Hindi films like Uri: The surgical strike, Badhaai Ho and Andhadhun dominated the national awards held in New Delhi on August 9, several regional films made their presence felt too. The Rann of Kutch in Gujarat is an isolated region where patriarchal oppression is ubiquitou...

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Five unique places in the middle of nowhere

Five unique places in the middle of nowhere

January 25, 2019

Located in far-off corners of India, these places are not easy to access and require long travel times to finally reach, but are lost treasures waiting to be rediscovered.

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Salt production in Gujarat

Salt production in Gujarat

January 31, 2017

Kharaghoda, a census town in Gujarat supports a major chunk of salt production in India. Located near the geologically unique desert landscape of Little Rann of Kutch, the entire area used to be the base for salt-manufacturing under British Raj and continues to be so to this day....

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Les teintes colorées de la vie d’un village au Gujarat

Les teintes colorées de la vie d’un village au Gujarat

January 23, 2017

Très loin de tout maniérisme et de la mode contemporaine, les gens dans les villages de Kutch, au Gujarat, ne se parent que d’habits et d’accessoires traditionnels, mangent leur cuisine locale et, encore de nos jours, se déplacent parfois à dos de chameau. Les visiteurs p...

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Planning of a desert festival: behind the scenes of Rann Utsav

Planning of a desert festival: behind the scenes of Rann Utsav

January 3, 2017

India’s largest district, a rarely traversed arid desert, comes to life during the winter months in form of a culturally rich and exquisitely crafted extravaganza. But, what goes into the making of this rare desert festival and what are the challenges faced? Here’s a sneak pe...

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