The majestic yet intimidating landscapes of Arunachal Pradesh intrigue you in every possible way. Your are compelled to surrender to your surroundings here. You know, just like the people who live in these mighty mountains, that you are at the mercy of the nature. It is the raw, earthy and awe striking beauty of this land that makes the whole journey a sublime experience.
Gokarna is for those who enjoy nature’s company. This is a place to go without an itinerary. Just sit back, enjoy the pristine waters of the Arabian sea, take naps, spot dolphins, meditate… simply unwind!
We thought our hardships were finally over and later that evening as we tucked ourselves in the bunk beds of our cozy hostel in Mcleodganj, we forgot the horrors of the earlier night.
When you are joyous, look deep into your heart and you shall find it is only that which has given you sorrow that is giving you joy. When you are sorrowful look again in your heart, and you shall see that in truth you are weeping for that which has been your delight. Khalil Gibran
We decided to break our journey from Tawang to Guwahati at Bomdila( Arunachal Pradesh, India) and stayed in Anu homestay for the night. Our room was spacious, cozy and had a traditional wood fire heater. Tejas had his share of fun experimenting and mastering the art of keeping the fireplace on. Our hosts- Tashi uncle
A bunch of tiny happy souls welcomed us as we entered one of the most rural and untouched parts of Arunachal Pradesh, India. It was a lovely, idyllic hamlet tucked away in the eastern Himalayas, made up of a handful of medieval stone houses and was full of kids gleaming with profound enthusiasm and curiosity.
I grew up watching Discovery, National Geographic and Animal planet channels. I was a religious follower of the wildlife documentaries on these channels and wished to be an explorer myself someday. Of course, it was just a childhood fantasy. Nevertheless, India still has a lot of wildlife and some of the most enchanting jungles and
If I have to choose one place among the places I have visited so far, I would choose Pushkar (Rajasthan) without thinking twice…a romantic, peace seeking backpacker’s town….
Open all your senses! Listen to the prayers echoing through the valley… Feel the chill that comes with a breeze in the hills on a dull, overcast afternoon. Do you see a monastery in the distance? If you look a little longer you might as well see some monks with butter tea pots. The wind
There are times when I feel like I am living a life without a purpose… like I am not where I am supposed to be… like I am anchored indefinitely. The feeling is very dark and overwhelming. It sure feels lonely when you see everyone around you doing something meaningful and you are just
What’s the probability of having the same co-passenger on a return journey? Wait… let me rephrase the question. What’s the probability of meeting them again on the return journey when your destinations are different, where each bogie in the train has a sitting capacity of approx 100 passengers and there are at least 20 bogies