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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…]

Hotel Review: Umaid Bhawan Palace, Jodhpur, Rajasthan

As a travel writer, I cannot allow excitement to cloud my opinion. But I could barely suppress the emotion at the prospect of checking into what is rated as the number one hotel in the[Read More…]

by October 25, 2016 Hotels

Hotel Review: Vivanta by Taj – Guwahati, Assam, India

What can be exciting about a city hotel? Plenty, if it’s the Vivanta by Taj in Guwahati in the north-eastern Indian state of Assam. From a traveller’s perspective, Guwahati itself may not have too much[Read More…]

by August 19, 2016 Hotels, Luxury, Stuff

Seychelles Carnival: Costumes, Music, Dance – The World Comes Together | #WhereisAJ

If it’s April, you must be in the Seychelles. For its annual carnival where the most colourful and talented from around the world come together. That’s where I was – shooting and shaking a leg[Read More…]

by June 8, 2016 #WhereisAJ, Africa, Kunzum TV, Seychelles, Travel

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…]

Do you want the necklaces worn by Konyak Tribals in Nagaland? | Vanishing Tribes

Konyaks love colour, their favourites being red, yellow and orange. The Aoling festival flowers are the red Coral Tree flowers, red lilies and yellow orchids.

The Last of Tattooed Faces and Bodies: Konyak Tribe, Mon, Nagaland | Vanishing Tribes

When I see tribes of the North-East of India, I cannot help shoot those who sport tattoos and other adornments. They are unique with none like them.