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Photo Of The Day – The Last Of The Winter Snow
Arunachal Pradesh / Assam / Landscape / Siang Valley / Sustainable Living / Upper Siang District / Upper Siang District

Photo Of The Day – The Last Of The Winter Snow

As in elsewhere in the world, Arunachal Pradesh too is at a critical junction struggling to fight against climate change. It is March here now and we ‘re already experiencing warm days not felt before. As the world become warmer, continuing to follow an extravagant and unsustainable approach to utilizing the resources of this world, it is in … Continue reading

Alive is awesome / Arunachal Pradesh / Audio-Video / Brokpa Tribe / Culture / Everything else / Tawang / Video Production

A Documentary on the Brokpas: Semi Nomadic Yak Hunters Of Arunachal Pradesh

via Vimeo: Shot over a period of one year from support from the UNESCO-MacArthur Foundation, the above incredible film portrays the story of the Brokras, who are semi-nomadic yak hunters living in the remote mountains of western Arunachal Pradesh. They are perhaps are one of the most fascinating tribes of the region who spend few months every … Continue reading

Madan Kamdev Temple – God of Love And Erotica in Hinduism
Assam / Culture / Everything else / Hinduism / Madan Kamdev

Madan Kamdev Temple – God of Love And Erotica in Hinduism

Madan Kamdev can be considered as one of the most beautiful temples ever to built in the Brahmaputra Valley. Located nearby Guwahati on the north-bank of the Brahmaputra and dedicated to the almighty Lord Shiva, the temple is the largest part of a complex consisting of over twenty temples surrounded by lush greenery and based … Continue reading

The Men Who Hunted Heads – An Old Documentary
Culture / Kohima / Konyak Tribe / Mon / Naga Tribes / Nagaland / Video Production

The Men Who Hunted Heads – An Old Documentary

We came across the above documentary in YouTube. Though it dates back to 1970, the documentary is still very interesting and provides an insight into the incredible lifestyle of the Naga headhunters. Back in the days, these tribes were very much savage and practiced headhunting as a part of their animistic culture. The video was filmed by … Continue reading

Photo Of The Day – Sally Lake, You Are A Beauty!
Arunachal Pradesh / Dibang Valley / Landscape / Photo Of The Day

Photo Of The Day – Sally Lake, You Are A Beauty!

Sally Lake is located near the town of Roing in eastern Arunachal Pradesh. Not frequently visited by outsiders, except by the local tribesmen who often come in search for a quick meal of fish, the lake is a serene sight with its lust greenery and fresh water. The above photograph was taken in December last … Continue reading

Photo Of The Day – Camping in Namdapha Tiger Reserve
Arunachal Pradesh / Landscape / Namdapha National Park

Photo Of The Day – Camping in Namdapha Tiger Reserve

For few days, we were inside a rainforest. Surrounded by a continuous layer of greenery.  The tall trees, standing next to each other, so many of them, would seldom allow sunlight to touch the ground. It was on the fourth day that our trek brought us outside the enclosure, into a landscape that stretched magnificently till … Continue reading

Meghalaya: Where The Best Carnations Come From
Everything else / Literature Stuff / Meghalaya / Sustainable Living

Meghalaya: Where The Best Carnations Come From

Known as the carnation belt of India, Meghalaya is a treat for the eyes. Firstly, as you’d know if you’ve been reading our blog, the landscape is truly unique. Numerous pretty caves, waterfalls, lakes and forests can be found in abundance throughout this hilly state; which is also famous as being the wettest and rainiest … 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

The Aoling Festival of the Konyak Tribe – An Invitation
Konyak Tribe / Mon / Nagaland

The Aoling Festival of the Konyak Tribe – An Invitation

We are quite excited about our latest tour, which deals with visiting the Aoling Festival in Nagaland, celebrated by the Konyak Tribe. Once the deadliest of Asian headhunters, today, the tribe lives peacefully in the verdant  hills around Mon, and practice a rather lazy lifestyle which involves agriculture, hunting, drinking and smoking opium; a tradition … Continue reading