Tag Archives: The Pols

Images of Amdavad

Today, I am going to show you some sights and sites from Amdavad taken  the last few days.  Professor and I have been here a week and one day and the students not yet a week!  Already we have seen … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday: Manek Chowk Market

Ahmedabad’s Manek Chowk :Market by Day, Crowded Eatery at Night. . Posted on May 20, 2013by annetbell   This is one of my favorite spots in Ahmedabad.  The four minute video is worth the time, trust me!  Manek Chowk is the … Continue reading

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Are We Famous Yet?

Originally posted 4/01/13 by ATBell The two episodes of Indian TV on which we had cameo appearances were aired over this weekend. Basically, the first hour or part 1 was on Saturday, and the part 2 on Sunday night. For … Continue reading

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TV Action Stars Discovered at a Wedding!

We Really Are Rock Stars…….Action TV Stars!  Originally Posted on March 22, 2013 by annetbell It all began when our group was invited to a wedding reception here in Ahmedabad way back in January.We were included because one of the student’s uncle extended the invitation … Continue reading

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Uttarayan , Kite Festival in Ahmedabad

Colorful tissue paper kites were being sold everywhere in Ahmedabad soon after we arrived.  The anticipation of the two day holiday, January 14-15, was building. These men are preparing the string by rubbing it with the pink substance made of … Continue reading

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Teen Darwaza

Teen Darwaza or the Triple Gateway is almost as old as the city of Ahmedabad. It is the only surviving and intact secular building built during the Mogul Ahmed Shah’s regime.  The three arches are 24 feet time and  built … Continue reading

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Architectural Decoration and Details in the Pols

Imagine the tales this door could tell of people entering it, through the years, and also about the designer and craftsman who made it. The homes in the Poles date back hundreds of years and yet much of the craftsmanship … Continue reading

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