Jia Bharali: The Young Mountain Stream That Dances to the Tune of the Tawang roadtrip!

Tawang Travel Blog

A photo blog following the mountain stream Jia Bharali as she dances past the high mountains from tawang to Assam

A Photo Essay on Tawang, Arunachal Pradesh: Traversing through Northeast India’s Most Pristine Hills

Tawang Travel Blog: Bum La Pass

Tawang. Arunachal Pradesh. My heart becomes a palpable ball of mellow emotion as I type this name. Housed amid the craggy peaks of high Himalayas, Tawang is a beautiful mountain hamlet which evokes sheer melancholy and strong sense of political resistance against the face of spiteful colonists. Housed at the west Kameng district of Arunachal … Read more

Dance of Elephant!

“Only at the Manas National Park, you can see a parade of elephants as big!” Exclaimed Debjani, my co passenger on the safari jeep as we looked at the horizon and found the foothill of Himalaya queued with a large herd of gentle giants. More than 100 Asian elephants were seen through a green haze … Read more

50+ Incredible Photos of Kolkata Durgapuja Pandals

About this blog: Kolkata Durgapuja is an enigmatic celebration of life and Bengali culture. Inclusive in nature, Durgapuja in Kolkata touches life at the most obscure points. From marginalized groups of child labor and sex workers from city’s oldest red light zone, to Rabindranath’s nuanced literature, Durgapuja transforms the city into a fairy tale land … Read more

From the Window Seat: travel memories of 2018

From Window Seat

I have been dreaming of buying a drone for over a year now and was on the verge of buying one thrice this year at multiple international airports. I wanted to be a pro aerial shot taker. However, Indian (and many international destinations’) custom rules are yet blurred about drone photography and importing one. Hence, … Read more

Rivers Around the World: 50 Fascinating Pictures

Zambezi river

Hoogly River and the famed Howrah Bridge, Kolkata I had to start the post with Ganga. Hoogly as the geography books would call her. The tributary of Ganges that nourishes West Bengal. Kashi Mitra burning ghat, Hoogly River, Kolkata A Hindu cremation ghat where rumors say Satidaha took place till late 60s.  Old Ghat by the … Read more

In picture: Colors of Naropa Festival: A Photoblog

Naropa Festival Photos

I love region specific festivals since they bring you closest to the people. Despite extreme geographic condition set amid a bleak mountain landscape, Ladakh’s population is a fun loving as well as colorful lot! Naropa festival is an initiative by Live to Love organization under the Drukpa lineage of Buddhism. Also referred to as the … Read more