Anini, Arunachal Pradesh

A wild wild trip to Eastern Arunachal Pradesh. The Land of the Dawn-Lit Mountains, Arunachal Pradesh is the largest of the North-eastern states. The state is inhabited by 26 major tribes and over 100 sub-tribes. The major tribes are Adi, Galo, Aka, Apatani, Nyishi, Tagins, Bori, and Bokar. Over 80 Read more…

Hogenakkal

A traveller writes Appreciating Hogenakkal is like reading a good romantic novel: one tends to enjoy the journey more than the destination.  We were riding on bikes down to this small hill station on the fifth and last day of an arduous journey. We were hurt, tired and we longed Read more…

Roopkund Trek

 So every time someone does some Himalayan trek and comes back, all you get to hear is – “Hey it was epic! What a fun trek! A lifetime experience” and what not. No one really tells you the difficulties involved. Before I bask in the glory of successfully making it Read more…

Kotagiri

An Overview They say time travel is still a myth, technically maybe. However, sometimes life allows you spaces to almost walk back in time, find places and people who seem untouched by the fast moving pace of urban civilization. You can step into the threshold of ancient tradition, wilderness and Read more…

Har ki Dun Trek

Day 1 Sankri village 1920 mtrs “Sorry, we do not have hot water,” the caretaker at the Garhwal Mandal rest house in Sankri announced with a deadpan face. My heart sank. After enduring seven sweaty days and 52 kms on the Har-Ki-Dun trail, I was so looking forward to a hot cleansing shower! Read more…

Roads and Journeys