Books and more

December 2, 2012

What is the first thing you do when arriving in a new city? After finding a place to sleep and making sure you’re not hungry, that is. For me, one of the very first things is exploring the bookshops. Large cities may be noisy and hectic, and lack the...

The pols of Ahmedabad

November 6, 2012

Ahmedabad, the largest city in India’s westernmost state Gujarat, and a central city to the legacy of Gandhi (he lived here and established two ashrams in the city in the early 1900s; this was also the place from which he embarked on his Salt March in 1930), is a...