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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…]

Scotland, UK: 36 Hours in Glasgow | EXPLORE

For years, I had heard mixed reviews about Glasgow – and was expecting a version of Gotham City. Nothing could be further from the truth – what awaited was a cheerful landscape accentuated by pink[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…]

Iceland: Four-Wheeling Over Snow and Glaciers

Trust SANJAY MADAN and TUSHAR AGARWAL, partners at Adventures Overland, to take their car where few have ventured before. They recently led a group from India to explore Iceland – driving modified trucks across the[Read More…]

Botswana: The River Less Taken

MARNUS BOTHA curates an itinerary for a wildlife safari on the Okavango Delta, a World Heritage site, in Botswana, southern Africa. He claims more people have summitedMount Everest than navigated the Trans-Okavango.

Kenya: First Time in Masai Mara

When I was leaving for the Masai Mara for my first trip to East Africa’s wilds, friends told me I would be overwhelmed with tears of joy when I first set my eyes on the[Read More…]

Norway: On the Tracks of the Polar Bear in the Arctic

ANGIE BUTLER claims to take clients on life changing expeditions to the Arctic and the Antarctica. If this first person account of her recent voyage does not inspire you to undertake similar journeys, little else[Read More…]