North-East 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…]

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…]

Kaziranga National Park, Assam: e-Book

Is Kaziranga the best national park in India? Most wildlife enthusiasts would answer with a resounding yes. The reserve is no less than a carnival of animals and birds living amidst forests, tall grasses, reeds,[Read More…]

Hotel Review: Wild Grass Lodge, Kaziranga National Park, Assam, India

The Kaziranga National Park is one of the best forest reserves in the world – and you have to stay at the Wild Grass Lodge for a truly satisfying and wholesome experience.

Visiting Mawlynnong in Meghalaya, North East India

Contributed by Medhavi Gandhi When my friends and I decided to go to Meghalaya, I should’ve paid a little more attention to the name—‘the abode of Clouds’. It turned out to be exactly that! We[Read More…]

by August 10, 2010 Meghalaya, North-East India

Hotel Review: Iora, The Retreat, Kaziranga National Park, Assam, India

If you are looking for modern comforts when visiting the Kaziranga National Park, Iora is the place you should choose to stay. The property has all the comforts you can ask for, with high quality[Read More…]

Hello Ladies…of Arunachal Pradesh!

“I want to marry you,” calls out Anne. “Er, I’m already married,” I reply. “So?,” she asks with a shrug of her slim shoulders. “What’s the problem?” “There is no problem,” I reply with a[Read More…]