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stillness

Traveling.  Wandering.  Moving from place to place.  Buses.  Rickshaws.  Trains.  Old worldly things.  New-to-me things.  Fabrics being woven and stamped (and purchased).  Cities walked.  People met – loved and left.  Sun-soaked.  Rain-soaked.  Sweat-soaked.  The last two months have been a

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stillness

Traveling.  Wandering.  Moving from place to place.  Buses.  Rickshaws.  Trains.  Old worldly things.  New-to-me things.  Fabrics being woven and stamped (and purchased).  Cities walked.  People met – loved and left.  Sun-soaked.  Rain-soaked.  Sweat-soaked.  The last two months have been a

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life’s a beach

+ The supermoon! + Local sparkling wine.  Not sure I’d recommend it. + View of the Arabian Sea from the roof of our guest house. + Sunset + Kittens at our breakfast local. + Scooter rides around the island. +

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life’s a beach

+ The supermoon! + Local sparkling wine.  Not sure I’d recommend it. + View of the Arabian Sea from the roof of our guest house. + Sunset + Kittens at our breakfast local. + Scooter rides around the island. +

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sea shell museum

One of my favourite things about Diu has been discovering the very well organized Sea Shell Museum near Nagoa beach. For a mere 10 rupees we got to browse two floors of shells from all over the world, and I

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sea shell museum

One of my favourite things about Diu has been discovering the very well organized Sea Shell Museum near Nagoa beach. For a mere 10 rupees we got to browse two floors of shells from all over the world, and I

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diu museum

On the ground floor of our guest house, which happens to be a church, is the Diu Museum – home to a random eclectic collection of Catholic statues and a whole lot of pigeons.

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diu museum

On the ground floor of our guest house, which happens to be a church, is the Diu Museum – home to a random eclectic collection of Catholic statues and a whole lot of pigeons.

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sao tome retiro – diu

Home is on the roof of an old church in Diu, Gujarat, where the breeze makes the 40 degree temperatures a tad more bearable.  (The Arabian Sea certainly helps too, but more on that later).

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sao tome retiro – diu

Home is on the roof of an old church in Diu, Gujarat, where the breeze makes the 40 degree temperatures a tad more bearable.  (The Arabian Sea certainly helps too, but more on that later).

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streets of ahmedabad

Ahmedabad gets billed as a crowded, polluted city that warrants a mere pass through en route to other Gujarat destinations, but my experience was the opposite.  Friendly people, interesting architecture, walkable streets, amazing food and even a clean waterfront walkway

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streets of ahmedabad

Ahmedabad gets billed as a crowded, polluted city that warrants a mere pass through en route to other Gujarat destinations, but my experience was the opposite.  Friendly people, interesting architecture, walkable streets, amazing food and even a clean waterfront walkway

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law garden night market

Spent an evening browsing textiles and jewellery at the Law Garden Night Market in Ahmedabad.  Being off-season, and really really hot, the market wasn’t too crowded and I had a lot of elbow room for taking photos. The Law Garden

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law garden night market

Spent an evening browsing textiles and jewellery at the Law Garden Night Market in Ahmedabad.  Being off-season, and really really hot, the market wasn’t too crowded and I had a lot of elbow room for taking photos. The Law Garden