Thursday, August 16, 2018

My Inspiration this Environment Day – Birdwoman, Niharika Rajput

Year after year, we celebrate ‘days’ like today to raise awareness of our impending doom, and then out of contrition, indulge in taking pledges to overcome them....

Inside the World’s only Carbon Negative Country – Bhutan

Bhutan, often perceived as James Hilton’s real-life Shangri-La, is no ordinary place. Comfortably tucked between two of the world’s most populous countries, this landlocked, mountain-clad kingdom is...

Making a Real Difference – Project EBC

‘It’s Awesomely Awful!’ exclaimed Bette Chen in a blog post about Project EBC - her ‘Adventure with a Mission’, that was born from a few chance meetings...

Would the Himalayas survive the impacts of Global Warming?

Photo: Climate4life The Himalayas, which also translates to an ‘abode of snow’, is home to 9 out of 10 of the world’s highest peaks, including the mighty Mount...

DAB : Donate A Book Campaign

In this year full of experiences in Uttarakhand, I (Linita) & Eshan came to a common understanding that the importance of Libraries in Government Primary Schools are...

Tathastu Bhava

Tathastu Bhava is a group of people who solely wish to contribute back to the society through various measures.  It was incorporated as Not-for profit organization in...

Ladakhi traditions

The globalized world runs very fast endangering the delicate environment of Ladakh and the ancient respectful culture of its own population . Luckily some local associations, like...

Eat Play Chill : #Bhutan- A Picture Story

Bhutan has always been a special place to me ever since I started reading up about it for my first visit. I am the guy with the jacket...

The Monastery Vibes

"Living in a monastery, even as a guest rather than a monk, you have more opportunities than you might have elsewhere to see the world as it...

Walking with Wings

A raspy cover of Brown’s classic ‘This is a Man’s World’ blasted through my headphones as we started on the long road from the Inner Terai valleys...

Preserving Ladakh: Culture, History and An Abundance of Serenity

The former royal palace of Leh, built in the 17th century is a prominent landmark currently being restored by the Archaeological Survey of India. Housing a museum...

Gift a dream

She has never read a fairytale, never seen a story book before. I kept wondering how will she imagine her life without these mundane tasks if not...

A Helping Hand

I, Ritwik Borthakur, founder of first ever Assam's NGO cum Biker group known as The Angels Riders Group or TARG want to share my experiences as a...

The Reason

The Reason "What is making you smile?" "What are you thinking about? " "Did you remember a joke ?" "Are you high? " "Have you gone mad?" People ask when I smile...

The children of Himalaya

Right at the entrance of Sikkim's Tsomgo Lake, there's a stairway leading down towards the local market that sells all kinds of winter wear, 'mountain' food (the...

Adopting schools in a heavenly place.

  Imagine having a classroom located on the top of a hill. Having a window that distracts you from those green but misty mountains. The soft and cold...

Migration to the hills.

If you ever plan a road trip to Nepal from Almora you will surely pass through this interesting place named Reema, a cluster that falls under Bageshwar...
Reema, Near Nepal Border, Uttarakhand

Overcoming my fear of heights.

  In my childhood my travel toward my natives gave me goosebumps. And my father loved to roadtrip all of us toward Goa. Because the mountainous range has beautifully...

Women from the Kumaon Himalayas.

Several cultural norms have accustomed women to live the life of inferiority in rural areas. Where a woman catalyses development, but she is often pulled down to...

Experiences Never To Forget

They say to travel whilst you're young. They say to forget about the money and make it work, because the experiences you face will be far more...