Dawn at the Sabarmati Riverfront, Ahmedabad

When:  October 2015                    Weather:  Warm 26C

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Staying at the new Hyatt Regency Hotel near the Sabarmati Riverfront development, it was but an easy walk to the waterfront. The Gujarat government has spent a lot of money on developing this waterway into a clean and green lung in the city.  The sun rises around 630 am….

Setting out at dawn, the moon is still seen above the Hyatt Regency

Setting out at dawn, the moon is still seen above the Hyatt Regency

Waiting for the dawn

Waiting for the dawn

even the crow was waiting

even the crow was waiting

Eventually the egg yolk appeared

Eventually the egg yolk appeared

sunrise over sabarmati river

sunrise over sabarmati river

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the river terns were active

the river terns were active

and made the sunrise more interesting

and made the sunrise more interesting

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The terns were busy picking fish up from the river

wire tailed sparrow

wire tailed sparrow

wagtail

wagtail

and on a low tree this very common but nevertheless impressive pariah or black kite...

and on a low tree this very common but nevertheless impressive pariah or black kite…

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resting on her nest

resting on her nest

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Ashy Prinia

Sabarmati Waterfront Promenade

Sabarmati Waterfront Promenade

So even though the hotel is right in the city, this clean waterway is clean and easily accessible with much to offer.

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