Photos from Spiti

As I near the first anniversary of my debut solo trip, for reasons unknown I still struggle to articulate my experiences from Spiti, Himachal Pradesh. Faraway in the mountains, the silent solitude has taught me more than I expected and made me believe in the good even more. If there was only one thing I…

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Goa, as I see it

“Ah! what pleasant visions haunt me As I gaze upon the sea! All the old romantic legends, All my dreams, come back to me” ~Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Some of my favourite images from Goa. For all those who might have seen some of the images on my Instagram, apologies for the repeats but they’re an…

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Work with me

I welcome the opportunity to participate in a travel blogging or travel writing trip. If you have something in mind, please write to me at amritadas15@gmail.com. Here are some of my published work: NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC TRAVELLER INDIA Village Sojourn, January 2015 Sultans of silver, October 2014 Lighting up the night, Night kayaking in Andamans, September…

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Goa, as I will remember it

‘It’s already August’, I thought two mornings ago. I was back from yet another travel and felt the slight disorientation, the usual aftermath. Transcending into a deeper reflection, I knew I was close to my time in Goa. The very prospect of it made the uneasiness in my stomach stronger. A chance I took 5…

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Train journey- Madgaon to Kolkata

The Indian railways can throw some of the toughest options at its passengers. I recall my train journeys as horrid and uncomfortable–as a child, I was crushed up against a suitcase on the upper berth; as a teenager an asocial reader amongst inquisitive co-passengers and as a solo student traveller who was always on the…

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