Heritage walk in Ahmedabad

Shrines, shops and mint-green houses with yellow shutters – the old quarter of this Gujarat city recalls a bygone era despite the threat of development

Kite fights

The sky is sprinkled with a splash of colours during the Ahmedabad Kite Festival

Hiding out at home

Setting out in search of a holiday at the Divan’s Bungalow in Ahmedabad – and finding no ‘hotel’ there

House of MG

A restored Gujarati haveli, an oddly successful blend of home and business hotel

Comfort dens

Hotels and guesthouses for a pleasant stay in Ahmedabad, Delhi, Goa