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…]
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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 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…]
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…]
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…]
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.
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.
How does the Konyak tribe celebrate its annual Aoling festival? Tune in to the above video for a glimpse. To know more about the festival, click here to read my post on the same.
For years, I had been wanting to attend the annual Aoling Festival of the famed headhunting tribe of Nagaland in north-eastern India. When I finally got the opportunity, not only was I not disappointed but[Read More…]
My first trip to Nagaland – in fact, to any part of the north-east of India, was in December 2009. I attended the Hornbill Festival, and visited many towns and villages – but a dodgy[Read More…]