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

The Apatani Tribe of Arunachal Pradesh – Sustainable Simplicity
Apatani Tribe / Culture / Everything else / Lower Subansiri District / Sustainable Living / Ziro

The Apatani Tribe of Arunachal Pradesh – Sustainable Simplicity

We are all rooted from an ancestral history – a history that we can’t deny, and a history that is worth to be proud of. Even in today’s modern world, which has come far from the past once known, there can be found people who still maintain their traditional history and remain proud of it. … Continue reading

Central Arunachal Pradesh Tour – Day 3,4 – Daporijo, Subansiri And Tagins
Apatani Tribe / Arunachal Pradesh / Tagin Tribe / Travel Tales / Upper Subansiri District / Ziro

Central Arunachal Pradesh Tour – Day 3,4 – Daporijo, Subansiri And Tagins

Continued from here. Day 3 When in the mountains, the eyes open early in the morning, as if to embrace the cool fresh air. We woke up, finished our morning chores, and left for a six hour drive to Daporijo. Before leaving Ziro, we spent time visiting a temple devoted to Lord Shiva where a … Continue reading

Central Arunachal Pradesh Tour – Day 1,2 – Ziro And The Apatanis
Apatani Tribe / Arunachal Pradesh / Culture / Travel Tales / Ziro

Central Arunachal Pradesh Tour – Day 1,2 – Ziro And The Apatanis

Day 1 A week of unbearable summer heat had prompted me and Tushar to plan an escape into the nearby Himalayan ranges of Arunachal Pradesh. Bizarrely, it turned out to be a beautiful drizzly Sunday when we started our journey from Dibrugarh in Assam, driving towards Ziro in central Arunachal Pradesh. I’d heard much about … Continue reading

The Ziro Music Festival, Arunachal Pradesh – Woodstock Of India
Apatani Tribe / Culture / Everything else / Ziro

The Ziro Music Festival, Arunachal Pradesh – Woodstock Of India

Located in the remote state of Arunachal Pradesh in India, Ziro is a quaint eastern Himalayan town and home to the ever-fascinating Apatani Tribe. Situated in a valley, the town and it’s surroundings is a vast landscape of greenery, filled with pine forests and rice-paddy farms. The Apatanis who are the major tribe of the … Continue reading

Photo Of The Day ~ Rice Fields Of Ziro in Arunachal Pradesh
Apatani Tribe / Culture / Landscape / Upper Subansiri District / Ziro

Photo Of The Day ~ Rice Fields Of Ziro in Arunachal Pradesh

  Ziro in Arunachal Pradesh is famous for its Apatani people, and for their way of rice cultivation in hilly terrain. And not only do these fields grow rice, they also support fishes which are farmed by the Apatani people alongside the rice. In the above photograph, the end of monsoons has turned the Ziro … Continue reading