Journey To The Unknown World

As I sit isolated in this strange city of London in the times of pandemic, my thoughts constantly waiver to the world beyond. The countless minutes invested in discovering history, culture, heritage and liveliness of this place, lost in the alleys and searching for the hidden secrets. The excitement never seems to cease. Countless peopleContinue reading “Journey To The Unknown World”

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 theContinue reading “Anecdotes from A Distant Land”

What is the history of Chor Minar in Delhi?

Chor minar or the tower of thieves, is a 13th-century minaret with 225 holes, located near Aurobindo Marg (near Chausath Khmba) in the Hauz Khas area, New Delhi. It was built and constructed under the rule of Alauddin Khilji of the Khilji dynasty and resembles combination of Parsi and Indian architectural style.

Nose plugs and tattoos – Apatani Tribe

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.

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, letContinue reading “Have you visited the Hornbill festival?”