Celebrating Reh Festival with the Charming Mishmis of Arunachal Pradesh
Culture / Lohit Valley / Mishmi Tribe / Tezu / Travel Tales

Celebrating Reh Festival with the Charming Mishmis of Arunachal Pradesh

It’s been a while I sat down and wrote something. Work has kept me busy. In the first week of February, I had visited Tezu in Arunachal Pradesh; a state in Northeastern India. It was an incredible experience and makes me want to share it. It was a short two day trip where I’d gone to be … 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

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

Eco-Tourism in North-East India – 6 Responsible Cottages And Homestays
Conservation / Dihing Patkai / Everything else / Majuli / Mawlynnong / Nameri National Park / Thembang / Touphema

Eco-Tourism in North-East India – 6 Responsible Cottages And Homestays

Northeast India is not one of those destinations found in every traveler’s list. This is mostly because of the region’s remoteness, closeness to sensitive international borders and absence of proper infrastructure. Call it godsend, the niche tourism acts as a safeguard to the region’s rich but delicate environment and cultures, whereas, if mass tourism was … 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

Shillong – Travel Guide for Couples and Honeymooners
Everything else / Literature Stuff / Meghalaya / Shillong

Shillong – Travel Guide for Couples and Honeymooners

Shillong can arguably be said to be the most charming hill-station of India. Located in Meghalaya, a land famous for receiving the highest rainfall in the world and aptly called the ‘abode of clouds’, it is during the monsoon season when Shillong turns magical. Countless waterfalls and lakes come alive, caves become slippery and clouds play an unending … 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 – 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