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Old 7th September 2009, 11:16   #61
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Taken some help from Wiki (Lothal - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia), and it suggests that no. 18 is Lothal in Gujarat?
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I don't have any guesses left :( . Is kaushik right?
Kaushik you are absolutely right - this is from Lothal in Gujarat. We were there in October 2007. Wiki and Google seem to be the next best things to God! Seek and you shall find! Some more pics from there...

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All right. Here's one more amazing place we visited on that same trip. Let's see how many folks have even heard of the place, let alone visited it. It took me many years and a lot of planning to make it there, and the friend who took care of the trip details was himself visiting the place with me for the first time, though he had lived in the area all his life.

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Old 7th September 2009, 18:21   #62
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*** BUMP*** Any guesses for Pics 19A and 19B?

Hint: In Gujarat. You've got to analyse the 2 pics together.
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Old 7th September 2009, 18:44   #63
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Lighthouse, creek hmmm not sure what it is but let me discuss with Google God and come back to you.
BTW, thanks for the pics of Lothal, would've never come to know about this place.
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Old 7th September 2009, 19:18   #64
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Pic 16: City Palace, Udaipur
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Old 7th September 2009, 19:22   #65
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Pic 19A, 19B: Is this Dwarka ?
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Pic 19A, 19B: Is this Dwarka ?
No, but about 150 km from Dwarka! A hint: there's a 'mazhar' of a 'pir' near the lighthouse.

One more hint: Both pics were shot from almost the same spot.

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No, but about 150 km from Dwarka! A hint: there's a 'mazhar' of a 'pir' near the lighthouse.

One more hint: Both pics were shot from almost the same spot.
About 150 km from Dwarka and on the coast? Is it Jamnagar or Mandvi?

Mandvi must be much more than 150 km by road from Dwarka but am guessing it is closer to 150 by boat across the Gulf of Kutch.
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Is it Jamnagar or Mandvi?
This is off the coast of Jamnagar, at a place called Pirotan Island. You can find out more details of the place from this link: Jamnagar, the Unique Coral Walking Area.

We were totally amazed on our visit there, and it is perhaps one of the most awesome places on earth. Check out my photos from there on this link: Pirotan Island, Jamnagar pictures from india photos on webshots.

The first pic was shot at low tide from roughly the same distance while we walked on the sea-bed, as the second pic, which was shot from the boat while were on our way back after the tide came in.

Hope to go back there sometime again.
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.........Check out my photos from there on this link: Pirotan Island, Jamnagar pictures from india photos on webshots........
Looked at some of your pics. Good ones. Will go through them all at lesiure.

Still haven't understood your second hint - that both pics were shot from the same spot. Would you explain please?

Edit: Re-read your post and saw the part about where you had taken the pics from. Understood but does the hint have a connection to Pirotan island specifically?

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Still haven't understood your second hint - that both pics were shot from the same spot. Would you explain please?
When the first pic was taken, we were on foot, about 1.5 km away from the main island (where you see the lighthouse). The sea had receded there. In the second pic, the sea is back, and we are approximately the same distance again from the island, but this time on a boat. (Look at the size of the lighthouse in both the pics.)

Not many places on earth allow you to walk seawards 1.5 km from a lighthouse, and later take a boat over the same spot. Very few places have a continental shelf like there is near the Pirotan island.
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Pic 16: City Palace, Udaipur
Bingo dude. Here is one more pic.

The deal is to guess the exact place - This is mind bender for the adventurer's breed. I can give more hints in terms of pictures if required.

SS traveller maybe able to guess this one.
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Arent there more pictures for guessing? After going thru umpteen numbers of travelogues on Ladakh i've become almost an expert although i've never been there myself.
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SS traveller maybe able to guess this one.
White water rafting camp at Kaudiyala?
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Here's one.

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No. 21 Any guesses which place is this? Should be a very easy one I think.
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