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 – 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 – Inside An Apatani House
Apatani Tribe / Arunachal Pradesh / Culture / Lower Subansiri District / People / Photo Of The Day / Ziro

Photo Of The Day – Inside An Apatani House

One of our guides has just returned from a trip to the Ziro Valley in Arunachal Pradesh and has thought of contributing this photograph. Taken inside the house of an Apatani Tribe; who are the main residents of Ziro, the picture shows two Apatani elders warming themselves in an open oven in a gloomy cloudy … Continue reading

Photo Of The Day – At The Hornbill Festival
Culture / Hornbill Festival / Kohima / Konyak Tribe / Naga Tribes / Nagaland / People / Photo Of The Day

Photo Of The Day – At The Hornbill Festival

Nagaland is called the land of festivals. The tribal people there are always busy celebrating something or the other. The above photograph has been contributed by Pankaj Tibrewal. It shows one of warrior dances performed during the Hornbill Fesitival, the largest celebration of Naga culture and history, which occurs during the first week of December … Continue reading

Photo Of The Day ~ Pretty Mishmi Women
Arunachal Pradesh / Dibang Valley / Mishmi Tribe / People / Photo Of The Day

Photo Of The Day ~ Pretty Mishmi Women

sRecently, I had visited the Reh Festival in Arunachal Pradesh. Celebrated by the Mishmi Tribe, a sunny beautiful weather welcomed me on my arrival at Tezu for the 2 days event. Ever charming and ever friendly, the Mishmis roamed proud wearing their colorful traditional dresses and they performed elaborate dances which told stories of their … Continue reading

Photo Of The Day ~ Konyak Naga Elder
Konyak Tribe / Mon / Nagaland / People

Photo Of The Day ~ Konyak Naga Elder

An elder of the Konyak Tribe of Nagaland. They are among the more traditional tribes of Northeastern India. One of the last headhunters, they now practice agriculture and hunt seasonally, living in remote and verdant hills of Nagaland. The above photograph has been contributed by Alan Scott (Australia) who recently toured with us to document … Continue reading

Photo Of The Day – A Sunny Day After Monsoon Rain
Assam / Landscape / Near Pasighat / People / Photo Of The Day

Photo Of The Day – A Sunny Day After Monsoon Rain

After the monsoon season gets over, not only does the blue sky above the plains of Assam appear bluer than ever, the entire landscape of Assam gets filled with carpeted greenery of farmlands, grasslands and tea plantations which stretch till as far as the eye can see.  Related Itinerary: Tea, Rhinos, Ahoms And The Mighty … Continue reading