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 – 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

Monsoon In Cherrapunji – A Trip To The Rainiest Wettest Place Of Planet Earth
Cherrapunjee / Meghalaya / Tales / Travel Tales

Monsoon In Cherrapunji – A Trip To The Rainiest Wettest Place Of Planet Earth

My and Neil’s trip to the world’s rainiest and wettest place began in Guwahati City, from where it took us a five hour drive to reach our destination Cherrapunji. The journey crossed some splendid scenery of the Khasi Hills, which appeared astonishing green due to the summer monsoon rain. The forests, farmlands and pastures felt … 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

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