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 right words to express those emotions, the way I wanted … Continue reading Anecdotes from A Distant Land
Apatani Tribes are found residing in the Ziro valley in the Lower Subansiri District of Arunachal Pradesh. They are said to have descended from a ‘legendary ancestor, Abotani’, and have emigrated to Arunachal from various regions of north India that are situated in areas beyond Khru and Kime rivers. Continue reading Nose plugs and tattoos – Apatani Tribe
It was an unreal experience to share a meal with the Mising Tribe in Majuli Continue reading My encounter with the Mising tribe
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 me clarify that this festival happens in one of the … Continue reading Have you visited the Hornbill festival?
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 addiction to me, smelling the sweet scent of wildflowers becomes … Continue reading In the Stillness of Winter, Life Takes a Pause
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 colleague on Christmas eve (2017). Situated at an altitude of … Continue reading Travel to Chail- Himachal Pradesh: Explore the unexplored