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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

The Adi People of Arunachal Pradesh | Celebrating Indigenous Peoples
Adi Tribe / Arunachal Pradesh / Everything else / Siang Valley

The Adi People of Arunachal Pradesh | Celebrating Indigenous Peoples

Adi, meaning “hill man” or “man of hill”, is a large tribe inhabiting the unspoiled valleys of the Brahmaputra River during its course in South Tibet. In Occupied Tibet, they are referred to as the Lhoba people but remain recognized by the government of China. With no written records, myths say that the Adis migrated … Continue reading

The Konyak People of Nagaland | Celebrating Indigenous Peoples
Everything else / Konyak Tribe / Mon / Nagaland

The Konyak People of Nagaland | Celebrating Indigenous Peoples

“The Konyak performs no rites or ceremonies till the sowing begins. He realizes that the cutting of the jungle and the proper clearing of the fields depends only on the efficiency of man. Why should he trouble the Gods? But when the seed is entrusted to the earth, where hundreds of dangers may threaten the … Continue reading

Celebrating Indigenous Peoples
Culture / Everything else / Literature Stuff / Sustainable Living / Tales

Celebrating Indigenous Peoples

It has been exciting times. The United Nations’ International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples is coming up next month, and we have been engaging with three very thoughtful online campaigns/events meant for indigenous peoples. Based in a land of tribes, it is very inspiring for us to see people across the world uniting and … 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

Nameri National Park

Radheshyam Goenka- forest man of Assam.

Originally posted on BGT Travelography:
Mr. Radheshyam Goenka of  Dibrugarh spreading ‘Green Love’ for last 15years. Another ‘FOREST MAN OF ASSAM’, he planted over 20,000 ‘KRISHNACHURA’ tree (Delonix regia) in Dibrugarh City. Goenka, Dibrugarh’s very own Sundarlal Bahugana, is aiming to personally plant at least 20,000 trees in and around the town. Unlike many others,…

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