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Hitchhiking 600 Kilometers: My First Observations

Hitchhiking 600 Kilometers: My First Observations

“If I saw you hitchhiking, I’d smile and return your thumb’s up, just for you doing such a great job of being a positive roadside influence.”- Jarod Kintz

Simply put, Hitchhiking is when you take lifts to travel between places. It is…Continue Reading

Mangalajodi: Where People Protect Their Birds

Mangalajodi: Where People Protect Their Birds

Situated in north-eastern banks of Chilika Lake, Mangalajodi was a death trap for birds. This quiet and anonymous town was a poacher’s den for illegal bird hunting. Villagers would shoot or poison the birds, which came all the way from Siberia,…Continue Reading

Gangtok: Of Momos, Monasteries and Monsoon!

Gangtok: Of Momos, Monasteries and Monsoon!

Great things are done when Men & Mountains meet. This is not done by jostling in the street. -William Blake

Gangtok is a place to be during monsoons. The charm and freshness are other-worldly and being a monsoon lover I could…Continue Reading

Jirang: The Adobe of Lord Buddha

Jirang: The Adobe of Lord Buddha

“You cannot travel the path until you have become the path itself” — Buddha

Buddhism which started as an off shoot of Hinduism in India, has spread across the world to become the 4th largest religion in the world. There are many…Continue Reading