Great Himalayan Drive Day 39-40: Back to the wilds in Kaziranga...

After the turmoil of Arunachal’s mountains, it was back to the wilds – this time at the Kaziranga National Park, one of the best...

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...

Great Himalayan Drive Day 28: Does Ziro in Arunachal Pradesh...

A tree cutter Prem Subba was working in a forest around the Kardo village (on a hill by the same name), about 4 kms...

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...

Great Himalayan Drive Day 24: The games elephants play at Manas...

This will go down as probably the best moment of all my travels. Setting out early to spot wildlife and birds at the Manas...

Great Himalayan Drive Day 27: Meeting the Apatanis tribals in Ziro...

Change is all around us. And it is permeating even the remote and lesser developed regions of the world. If you are going to...

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: 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...

Kibithu, Arunachal Pradesh: Take a U-Turn or Drive Into Chinese Army...

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...

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...