9diad: Decoding 9 Lakes, 9 Exits, 9 Stepwells of Nadiad!

Nadiad - Exploring City of Nine, Photos, Travel Places, Tourist Attractions, Lakes of Nadiad, Gujarat

Nadiad! The city of nine! Quoting Wikipedia: “There are 9 villages or towns located to all the 9 roads that exit from Nadiad; 9 step wells around the city; and 9 lakes in the city.”

Having been in the city for 4 years, one day during lectures I wondered, Why not decode the number 9? Why not go and see all those lakes, wells and roads? And the seeds were planted. And soon, the thought turned into reality.

As Paulo Coelho said, Don’t be someone who searches, finds and then runs away. I won’t run away. Unveiling our act of exploration…The 9diad!

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Where To Stay In Dang – Accommodation Options in Dangs Region

Where To Stay In Dang - Accommodation Options in Dang, Ahwa, Saputara, Mahal, Don Hill, Kilad, Devinamal

Dang is tourism hub of Gujarat. However, being socio-economically backward area, Dang hasn’t been developed much as compared to rest of Gujarat. As an effect of that backlog, despite having many many awesome tourist places, like Saputara, Don Hill Station, Waghai, Ahwa, Mahal, Shabri Dham, Dang doesn’t have many accommodation options.

I have written many articles on travel in Dangs, the most frequent question I have been asked is, Where to stay in Dang? What are the accommodation options available?

Via this post, I will attempt to answer the question.

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Book Summary: How To Think Like Sherlock – Improve Your Powers of Observation, Memory and Deduction

Book Summary How To Think Like Sherlock - Improve Your Powers of Observation, Memory and Deduction

This is second post one in the series of Book Summary. I published summary of How to Win Friends and Influence People in previous post. In this one, I’ll take Sherlock book on the grounds.

Repeating the common story:

” Since last year, I have developed this habit of creating notes while reading a book. Mostly, I read books on digital devices, either laptop or phone. Crunching the pages, I keep highlighting important passages I come across and then prepare well formatted note in Evernote. ”

On the same line, I read this book, How To Think Like Sherlock – Improve Your Powers of Observation, Memory and Deduction, made a comprehensive note, that summarizes the entire book in 9 pages. Sharing the summary here. Also, it’s available for download in pdf version.

Have fun!

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DDU On Quora

DDU Nadiad On Quora Featured Image

uora – as they promote themselves – is the best answer to any question. People ask interesting questions and people write interesting answers over there. I too actively use Quora, to amass knowledge of diverse topics and to share what I know by answering questions. I have written about 10 answers on the topic of Dharmsinh Desai University – DDU, as that’s where I’m pursuing B. Tech in Computer Engineering. (Engineering is about to finish now, I’m in last semester, just few months are left!)

This post hosts all the answers, that I’ve written on Quora till now.

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Heavenly Dang In Frames : Dang Photo Tour

Heavenly Dang In Frames - Dang Photo Tour - Photo By Darpan Dodiya

The Dangs. It’s simply an awesome place. It has everything a photographer and nature devotee need.

Streams and rivers? Checked.
Hills and mountains? Checked.
Jungles and forests? Checked.
Awe-people and culture? Checked.
Trees and greeneries? Checked.

Then why not portray its awesomeness? That’s what I plan to do via this post.

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