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 small village in Arunachal Pradesh on the way to Ziro) … 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?
Ladakh tells many a tale. “Julley, welcome to Leh”- a cheerful welcome from smiling native faces greeted us, giving us a realization that this place has a multitude of stories to tell. The Desert Mountains are loaded with fascinating narratives of power and grandness, floating clouds whisper sagas of the glorious past. Unknown roads lead you to many new stories, and the innocence of a … Continue reading Tale of A Ladakhi Sun
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
If the core purpose of writing was mere record keeping and knowledge sharing, then heart and souls wouldn’t be poured into the words the way it has been in the past… Continue reading Why do you write when nobody is reading?