Destinations: India

A Night of Fear in Hayuliang, Arunachal Pradesh | #IndiaisCalling

Fear comes in many forms. Eviction from the only room in town at midnight, after a harrowing two day drive dodging falling stones and landslides, can rank amongst the worst kind. In my earlier posts,[Read More…]

Kibithu, Arunachal Pradesh: Dodging Falling Rocks and Landslides | #IndiaisCalling

Mountain drives are exhilarating. But they can get a little too adventurous, and tricky, at times. Imagine it is raining and clouds at road level are limiting visibility. And then a falling stone misses your[Read More…]

Kibithu, Arunachal Pradesh: Take a U-Turn or Drive Into Chinese Army | #IndiaisCalling

Kibithu is India’s easternmost motorable point, in the north-eastern state of Arunachal Pradesh. When you get there, your only option is to turn back – if you carry on, you will earn the ire of[Read More…]

Driving Into Nepal – And Beyond to the North-East | #IndiaisCalling

Let me share a secret with you. If you like the idea of travel, the best journeys on the planet are road trips in the Indian subcontinent. I have driven over 100,000 kms in this[Read More…]

Bera, Rajasthan: Welcome to Leopard Country – It is Wild and Free | WILDLIFE

Believe it or not: There is a village in Rajasthan called Bera where leopards roam free. Along it flows the river Jawai, with the Jawai Dam built on it. And the resulting beautiful lake is[Read More…]

Travel Dharamsala, Kangra & Mcleodganj: May 27-30, 2016

The Dalai Lama did not choose Dharamsala as his home without reason. The region uplifts the body and the soul, no matter how often you visit. More so when your hosts are the royal family[Read More…]

Travel for Tiger Spotting – Dudhwa National Park: June 9-12, 2016

If you want to go tiger spotting, you may want to travel to Dudhwa Tiger Reserve. A hidden wonder, it is just 9 hours from Delhi in Uttar Pradesh. Club Kunzum is headed there for[Read More…]

Who Killed the Rhino? In Kaziranga National Park, India | Video

The rhinoceros is a beautiful animal, a giant yet a herbivore. It means no harm to any living being, so why is it being killed all over the world? For its poachers to earn a[Read More…]

Travel to Bharatpur, India’s Birding Paradise: February 12 – 14, 2016

Bharatpur is one of the best spots for birding in India – especially during winters when sightings of migratory birds are at its best. Club Kunzum is headed for a safari from February 12 –[Read More…]

Travel to Kaziranga, India’s Best National Park: March 23 – 27, 2016

Kaziranga is often referred to as the Serengeti of India – it deserves better. Without doubt, it is India’s most beautiful national park with the richest diversity of animals, birds and plant life. Club Kunzum[Read More…]