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 – 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

Photo Of The Day: A Meyor House at Dong Village
Landscape / Lohit Valley / Meyor Tribe / Photo Of The Day / Structure / Sustainable Living

Photo Of The Day: A Meyor House at Dong Village

Dong is a splendid village in Lohit District, Arunachal Pradesh, located a few miles away from the Chinese border, famous for being the easternmost human settlement of India, and to receive the country’s first sunrise. There are many things to do in and around the village. Learn about the village culture of the hospitable and very traditional … Continue reading

Photo Of The Day – House Of A Himalayan Hunter
Dibang Valley / Mishmi Tribe / Structure / Sustainable Living

Photo Of The Day – House Of A Himalayan Hunter

The charming Mismhi Tribe of Arunachal Pradesh have since ever been excellent hunters. They rule the mountains of the very eastern Himalayas, living in remote terrains which are blessed with nectar-full splendor. Today, hunting is more a yearly event, to keep their culture alive and to promote sustainable approach in their region. Related Posts: Folklore … Continue reading

Photo Of The Day – Tai-Phake Wasted Scooter
Dihing Patkai / Structure / Tai Phake Tribe

Photo Of The Day – Tai-Phake Wasted Scooter

Saw this peculiar scooter lying wasted in Tai-Phake Eco-Tourism Camp in Tipam Village, Assam.  A great outdoorsy place to unwind and escape urban life. You can meet the Tai-Phake Tribe here or go exploring the nearby wildlife rich Jeypore Rainforest. Related Posts: Photo Of the Day ~ A Simple Life in A Simple House Photo … Continue reading

Photo Of The Day ~ The Living Root Bridges
Landscape / Mawlynnong / Meghalaya / Photo Of The Day / Structure

Photo Of The Day ~ The Living Root Bridges

It takes more than a hundred years to build this architectural marvel, which is found throughout the state of Meghalaya in India. Made entirely through the process of connecting the roots of a fig tree. A structure that is out of the pages of a Tolkien novel and thoroughly sustainable. An example of men co-living … Continue reading

Photo Of the Day ~ A Simple Life in A Simple House
Culture / Dihing Patkai / Structure / Tai Phake Tribe

Photo Of the Day ~ A Simple Life in A Simple House

Believed to have migrated from the Shan Kingdom of Burma during the 18th century, the Tai Phake Tribe today occupy the banks of the Buri-Dihing River of Assam. The houses of the tribe are sustainable and are built above the ground by using piles of wood and mortar. Local leaves, timber and bamboo are some of … Continue reading