India: Uttarayan and Kite Festival of Gujarat -- Jan 14, 2011
by Backpacking Tips Asia
Photo courtsy of newshopper.sulekha.com
Uttarayan (also known as Makar Sakranti) is the day when the sun starts to travel northwards marking the end of winter in India. This day Indians of all ages fly their kites in a fierce competition, from sunrise to sunset!
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