seva cafe – ahmedabad

The night after my fancy rooftop meal at House of MG, I found another terrace across town for an equally lovely dinner. Seva Cafe a by-donation cafe that is run by volunteers in the heart of Ahmedabad.  The pay-it-forward concept

seva cafe – ahmedabad

The night after my fancy rooftop meal at House of MG, I found another terrace across town for an equally lovely dinner. Seva Cafe a by-donation cafe that is run by volunteers in the heart of Ahmedabad.  The pay-it-forward concept

loving ahmedabad

My love affair with Ahmedabad is nearly coming to an end.  After six days here, it’s vying for top spot on my list of favourite Indian places.  From here it’s south to Diu for some beach time, and then over

loving ahmedabad

My love affair with Ahmedabad is nearly coming to an end.  After six days here, it’s vying for top spot on my list of favourite Indian places.  From here it’s south to Diu for some beach time, and then over

house of mg – ahmedabad

Romantic dinner for one on the rooftop of the boutique hotel House of MG in Ahmedabad.  Best (fancy) Gujarati thali in the city, hands down.

house of mg – ahmedabad

Romantic dinner for one on the rooftop of the boutique hotel House of MG in Ahmedabad.  Best (fancy) Gujarati thali in the city, hands down.

calico textile museum

Wish I had more photos to share from the Calico Textile Museum – photography is unfortunately not allowed inside the exhibits. The museum itself is incredible – a massive restored haveli that houses hundreds of ancient and antique fabrics, clothing,

calico textile museum

Wish I had more photos to share from the Calico Textile Museum – photography is unfortunately not allowed inside the exhibits. The museum itself is incredible – a massive restored haveli that houses hundreds of ancient and antique fabrics, clothing,

supporting sewa

While in Ahmedabad, I visited the SEWA (Self Employed Women’s Association) reception centre with hopes of learning more about the trade union and spending some rupees to support the women who are a part of it. Their simple headquarters featured

supporting sewa

While in Ahmedabad, I visited the SEWA (Self Employed Women’s Association) reception centre with hopes of learning more about the trade union and spending some rupees to support the women who are a part of it. Their simple headquarters featured

art book centre

Tucked away down a small street in Ahmedabad is the sweet Art Book Centre – home to an impressive collection of rare art, architecture and textile publications. The shop first opened in the 70’s, and was run part time while

art book centre

Tucked away down a small street in Ahmedabad is the sweet Art Book Centre – home to an impressive collection of rare art, architecture and textile publications. The shop first opened in the 70’s, and was run part time while

fabric shopping – ahmedabad

Ahmedabad has already been a dream for this textile lover, and it’s only my first stop in Gujarat.  I spent an entire afternoon at one of the city’s best known fabric shops, overwhelmed by stacks and stacks of cottons and

fabric shopping – ahmedabad

Ahmedabad has already been a dream for this textile lover, and it’s only my first stop in Gujarat.  I spent an entire afternoon at one of the city’s best known fabric shops, overwhelmed by stacks and stacks of cottons and