Category Kutch

Top 5 Things to do in Bhuj, India

If you’re travelling around India, chances are you’ve got visiting the White Desert in the Great Rann of Kutch on your list. Visiting the salt flats of the Rann of Kutch entails passing through a city called Bhuj, which doesn’t seem to have much to its name apart from being the easiest way to get into the desert. A lot of Bhuj’s heritage was damaged in the devastating earthquake a

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The White Rann of Kutch – The lay of the land

Am I going blind? Everything just looks like different shades of white. The ground, the sky, the horizon all of it blurs into a surreal extra-terrestrial mass ahead of me. My eyes are watering, I feel like I’m inhaling sand and my lips are chapped rather painfully. And I’ve only been in the White Rann of Kutch for half an hour. I look up at our camel, Kanudo (one of the many names

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Rann Utsav Tent City: A night in the Kutch desert

I woke up with a start at 3 am. Someone, or something had turned on the lights in my tent. I looked up at the lamp overhead as it swayed ominously in the wind. It was loud. How had I been sleeping through this ruckus?, I thought to myself as the windows of my tent flapped loudly and noisily against the canvas. The poles holding my tent in place creaked

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