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Ask a traveller about North-east India and you will hear gushing reports of ‘paradise unexplored’, ‘mesmerising mountainous terrain’ and ‘mighty rivers’. Shivakumar L brings to you the tales of nature’s marvellous engineering from the land of the Khasi and Garo

With its beautiful waters, extensive coral reefs and abundant marine life, Bali offers some of the finest diving opportunities in the world. At the crack of dawn, the world below is a different place. As we descend deeper, my eyes get

Nestled in the lush green mountain-forests of Bwindi, the silverback gorillas dwell in their own world away from the reaches of modern civilisation. It was my longtime wish to meet the mountain gorillas in their natural habitat. As is common to

About 20km west of Kohima is the idyllic village of Khonoma, home to the famed Angami Nagas of war-lore, and equally fiercely famous as protectors of the soil and its avifauna inhabitants. The love that the Angami Nagas hold for their

Widely distributed on the Indian subcontinent, the leopard or Panthera pardus is categorized as vulnerable in the IUCN list. Come join us as the author recounts his chance encounter with this spotted feline. It was a  trip planned all of a

A walk in the clouds, trekking on the treacherous trails of Chopta to Tungnath temple while following the trails of the elusive Himalayan monal, makes for wonderful and poignant memories for the author and friends. The sign on the road said,

Finland’s wild taiga is one of the few areas in Europe where it is possible to photograph rare, majestic animals in their natural environment; particularly, the awe-inspiring Eurasian brown bears who wander freely within its forests, as if waiting to

A complete detoxification from modern lifestyle and an experience of a lifetime in this charming village nestled in the mountains of north Bengal. I visited Charkhole (north Bengal) in April 2018. At a height of  5500ft above sea-level, it takes about

Nestled in the laps of the Himalayas in Uttarakhand, Ransi presents a strange paradox of natural delight and modernization, as expressed in the travel diaries by Kushal Mookherjee. I have always been privileged in my travels. Even with very little experience

Just imagine a place where extinct species roamed freely and in abundance. With the presence of the  Great Indian One Horned Rhinoceros and Wild Water Buffalo, whose last major surviving world population can only be seen here, Kaziranga National Park