Anecdotes from A Distant Land

Yes, this is a long overdue post. I was afraid either I would blank out and not know what to write or would end up writing a thesis. The blank word document lying open on my laptop was teasing me all along, and I found myself diverted fully into cutting my nails, failing to find the…

Nose plugs and tattoos – Apatani Tribe

Your trip to Ziro valley is incomplete without meeting the Apatani tribe or the Apatani people. We were fortunate to meet the modern generation of Apatani tribe who lived in the cities and were driving to visit their grandmother living in Ziro. They came as saviours to us as we were stranded in Potin (a…

Have you visited the Hornbill festival?

It is difficult not to have heard of Hornbill festival, but it is quite possible that you have no clue about it.  For many of us, Hornbill is a cool festival that happens somewhere in the North East. A festival we have been hearing about from random people and tourists traveling to India. Well, let…

In the Stillness of Winter, Life Takes a Pause

It was again the time for me to plan a trip to the Himalayas. I am blessed enough to be a resident of Delhi from where a mere 12 hours of drive lands me to the areas of opulent greens, clouds, and the mighty peaks. Watching the first glance of the morning hills becomes an…

Have you travelled to Chail in Himachal Pradesh?

Chail (Chayal) is a hill station situated in the northern state of Himachal Pradesh, India. It is distanced at 44 kilometres (27 miles) from the city of Shimla and 45 kilometres (28 miles) from the Solan district. As my other frequent travelling experiences, I happened to travel to this place on the recommendation of a…

Cuba: An Enchanted Island

Cuba happens to be place stuck in time with miles of white sand beaches, small towns with striking architecture, clear blue water with puffy clouds above and best rum the world that you can taste along with the world’s famous cigars. All this could be enjoyed while driving around in a vintage classic. Very few…