The Big Trip


More Gujarat images

20140131-230520.jpg First of many geography lessons. Followed by a sign at the Somnath Temple http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Somnath
located on the shore of the Arabian Sea that read:
A far light stretching
Without obstruction
Up to the South Pole over
The end of the ocean.

We were treated to viewings of fabulous heirloom and antique textiles in private collections as well as artisan-made treasures waiting to become heirlooms:

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Artist’s hands at work:

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Village scenes and welcoming faces:

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Crazy architecture:

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But in fact we were just some westerners in search of alternative modes of transportation:

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Or interested in local wildlife:

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Or simply color:

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