PHOTO BLOGs

10 July 2016

Photo trip to explore Mcleod Ganj and Bir in Himachal Pradesh.

Hope you will enjoy the photographs. 

16 August 2015

Mina Vekaria, a loving and inspiring lady in Rajkot, Gujarat. She believes that if she is breathing and taking in oxygen from Mother Nature, it is her moral obligation to grow enough green plants to pay back what she is using.

 

She grows most of her food on not only her terrace, but also in other small spaces like balconies and back yard.

4 August 2015

Siddhpur is a historical place, located in North Gujarat, India. It is located on the bank of Saraswati River, considered to be the branch of lost Saraswati river.

 

Around the 10th century, under Solanki rulers, the city was at the zenith of fame and glory. The ruler Siddharaj Jaisinh built his capital at Siddhpur, thus the name Siddhpur which literally means Siddhraj's town. He built a temple dedicated to Shiva, and also beautiful palaces and one huge tower, some say of 80 metres long. During the 12th century Muhammad Ghori destroyed the town on his way to Somnath. Around 30,000 people were killed in the raid, and the Solanki empire was destroyed.

 

Sidhpur has two protected monument under Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) namely: Ruins of Rudra Mahalaya temple and the Jami Masjid. The city is also known for his havelis in hacienda architecture largely belonging to Dawoodi Bohra community and spread over 18 mohallas or neighbourhoods.