The World War II Cemetery in Kohima, Nagaland: A Moving Experience

During World War II, the Japanese had overrun Burma and were advancing into India when British forces, ably assisted by Naga troops, finally forced...

A trip to Nagaland’s Misty Mountains

Even Tolkien couldn’t have just imagined a place so stunning. His fabled Misty Mountains in Middle Earth, those lofty sentinels of Rivendell, seem inspired...

Photos of the Day: Children weaving cloth in Khonoma village in...

I spotted these children in the Khonoma Village of Nagaland, located 20 km from the state capital Kohima. They were weaving cloth on the...

Go to Nagaland – it is safe and beautiful

I have just returned from the north-eastern state of Nagaland, for long a state affected by political violence and underdevelopment. Even before I left,...

Photos of the Day: Enjoying the Christmas Carnival in Kohima, Nagaland

These photos were taken in Kohima in Nagaland in December 2009 during the Hornbill Festival. Every evening, the main market would close and the...

7 Places in India to Write Your Next Book

Every author works best in a setting of his or her choosing. Stephen King may prefer a windowless basement where he can transport himself...

Photo of the Day: Sumi Tribe of Nagaland at Hornbill Festival

This image of Sumi tribals was taken at the Hornbill Festival in Nagaland that takes place from December 1-7 every year. The Sumis are...

The Day I Met the Headhunters of Nagaland – Finally |...

My first trip to Nagaland – in fact, to any part of the north-east of India, was in December 2009. I attended the Hornbill...

Kunzum Route K508: Meet the Vanishing Tribes of Nagaland at Hornbill...

The North-East of India is one the last frontiers in tourism - raw, virgin and mostly untouched. This is where societies live like they...