Photo of the Day: Man and River
Kaziranga National Park / Landscape / People / Sustainable Living

Photo of the Day: Man and River

The Diphlu River cuts through Kaziranga National Park and appears as serene as the expansive grasslands. It is a life saver for both humans and animals, ensuring a division between the two. Seen here, a man rafts in tune to the river. Related itinerary: Kaziranga National Park Tour and Safari – A weekend adventure Related … Continue reading

Re-Visiting The Indigenous Past Of Northeast India
Arunachal Pradesh / Assam / Culture / Everything else / Nagaland / People

Re-Visiting The Indigenous Past Of Northeast India

With the advent of modern science, the recent decades has seen urban influence penetrating even the lives of those who remain far away from cities. The same applies here in Northeast India. The indigenous peoples of the region, who occupy a remote frontiers consisting of rainforests and Himalayan mountains, have been witnessing the advent of … Continue reading

Photo Of The Day – Life in Arunachal Pradesh
Adi Tribe / Culture / Landscape / Structure / Upper Subansiri District

Photo Of The Day – Life in Arunachal Pradesh

Tribes in Arunachal Pradesh live a very simple life, connected much to nature and sustainable practices. Seen above, a granary of an Adi tribesman. Related: Tribal tour of central Arunachal Pradesh is a great introduction to the various tribes of the region, where you will get to visit some really remote and offbeat places in … Continue reading

Photo Of The Day – Hooded Pitta (Pitta sordida)
Manas National Park / Wildlife

Photo Of The Day – Hooded Pitta (Pitta sordida)

The Hooded Pitta (Pitta sordida) is a beautiful passerine bird, common in eastern and southeastern Asia, photographed above in the thick woodlands of Manas National Park, Assam. They occupy forests and cultivated plantations. Both the male and female of the species look almost identical, and like other birds where there is no visible difference between the sexes, both parents contribute to the … Continue reading

Photo Of The Day – Kaziranga in the Monsoon Season
Kaziranga National Park / Landscape / Wildlife

Photo Of The Day – Kaziranga in the Monsoon Season

The annual monsoons play an important role in keeping the grasslands of Kaziranga National Park fertile, making way for great biodiversity to flourish. As seen here, the grasslands all green a few weeks back. Related Posts: Photo Of The Day – Monsoon Coming! Monsoon In Cherrapunji – A Trip To The Rainiest Wettest Place Of … Continue reading

Photo Of The Day – Whreated Hornbill
Nameri National Park / Photo Of The Day / Wildlife

Photo Of The Day – Whreated Hornbill

The Whreathed Hornbill is an exotic tropical bird found from Bhutan to Southeast Asia. However, due to urbanization and illegal tree felling, the Hornbills along with other species face a threat of large scale habitat loss due to urbanization and illegal tree felling for profit. The above photograph, taken in Nameri National Park, near the foothills … Continue reading

Photo Of The Day – Monsoon Coming!
Assam / Brahmaputra / Dibrugarh / Landscape / People / Photo Of The Day

Photo Of The Day – Monsoon Coming!

Its pre-monsoon here in Assam. The time of the year when the river will soon become an ocean. The skies darken with the presence of massive cloud formations and fresh greenery starts overtaking the fertile plains. Seen here, a milkman crossing the Brahmaputra on a gloomy day about to get gloomier. Related Posts: Monsoon In Cherrapunji … Continue reading

Photo of the Day – Land of the Headhunters
Konyak Tribe / Naga Tribes / Nagaland / Photo Of The Day / Structure

Photo of the Day – Land of the Headhunters

Nagaland, a tiny land of sixteen tribes, has ever since had a fascination with headhunting. Even two decades back, the forests of this India‘s hilly northeastern state stood witness to inter tribal rivalry. However, headhunting has never been viewed as a taboo and headhunters have always been admired and revered in their tribes. The more … Continue reading

Photo Of The Day – Life In The Mountains
Arunachal Pradesh / Culture / Photo Of The Day / Siang Valley / Structure / Sustainable Living / Upper Siang District

Photo Of The Day – Life In The Mountains

For the people who live in the mountains of Arunachal Pradesh, life is pretty much a simple affair, revolving around the chores of farming, weaving, festivals and foraging into the forests. Amongst the most important nature’s gift to the tribes are wood and bamboo, which are used in building almost everything they use in their … Continue reading