Photo story: Meeting the Nomadic Van Gujjars in Uttarakhand

On an unexpectedly warm afternoon in Haridwar, I navigated away from Haridwar Road (also known as NH74) towards a dense forest cover. I noticed how the trees on the hilltops here were shaped differently—clear at the trunks and thinly trimmed at length. This was so stark that I assumed it was another species altogether. Gautam,…

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Looking back at Shillong

It is where I fell in love with the night sky. It is where I began talking with trees. It is where I learnt that walking is the best way to know another person. Through my childhood years in Shillong, I have struggled to fit in. I suppose it is the age where we are…

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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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Witnessing Sustainability in Rainforest Retreat, Coorg

The concept of sustainability is based on clairvoyance. It is about maintaining rich environs for the future through balanced ecology, which can support itself through a number of ways while enduring the contemporary options. Probable ways include farming techniques, composting, recycling and giving back to Nature in the smallest way that can make a change….

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Meeting Talpona

As travellers, we often forget to explore our own backyard. Thankfully, I have learnt from my mistakes and try discover it all. Less than a week after I moved to Goa, I took my scooter out and set on an unknown path. After a 30-minute aimless ride, I finally found myself in the beautiful neighbourhood…

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