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?
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?
Sometimes it’s better to leave the pages of history blank. Some excerpts are better off unwritten. Better off as an “unwritten diary”. Continue reading The Unwritten Diary
India boasts of an extraordinaire economic history, where anything you explain about the country, the opposite also stands true. Continue reading India or a land of mystery- What is it exactly?