Great Himalayan Drive Day 29: Celebrating the Nyokum Yullo festival with...

Along with the Hill Miris and Apatanis, the Nyishis are one of the main tribes of the Lower Subansiri district of Arunachal Pradesh. And...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

Great Himalayan Drive Day 32: Driving over river beds, and ferry...

Day 32 of the Great Himalayan Drive marked what would be many days of adventurous, and sometimes dangerous driving, into the lesser known after...

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...

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...