Category: Arunachal Pradesh

  • The Indigenous Peoples of Northeast India

    The Indigenous Peoples of Northeast India

    A Look at the Tribal Communities of the Far East  We were all indigenous at some point in time and space. Modernity has taken the world over! We evolve and grow into one global culture! But what have we left behind? And who are they that still protect and conserve the true essence of living […]

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  • A Lofty Valley at the Edge of the Himalayas

    A Lofty Valley at the Edge of the Himalayas

    The memory lingers to a few many years ago when I and two of my friends had embarked on a long road trip to explore the country’s eastern most edges – a lofty valley hidden deep in the Himalayas and amongst the remotest places on the planet. We started one crisp winter morning from the […]

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  • NCF and Conservation of Hornbills in Northeast India

    NCF and Conservation of Hornbills in Northeast India

    Nature Conservation Foundation is at the heart of Hornbill conservation in Northeast India.  By introducing various projects along with the forest department and local communities it has brought a ray of hope for the survival of this magnificent species.  Many of the locals who once hunted the birds have now become its protectors in a […]

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  • 8 Things to do in and around Ziro | Travel Guide

    8 Things to do in and around Ziro | Travel Guide

    Ziro is a beautiful valley in the lush subtropical mountains of central Arunachal Pradesh. It is located in Lower Subansiri District and is situated at an elevation of 1700 meters. Ziro is the home of the indigenous Apatani tribepeople, who have rich cultural traditions and are also scientifically advanced than other ethnic groups of the […]

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  • The Remote Lands of Lohit Valley in Eastern Arunachal Pradesh

    The Remote Lands of Lohit Valley in Eastern Arunachal Pradesh

    The Lohit Valley lies in the easternmost road of India. Mountains here feel virgin, cut down by the river Lohit. When our team had visited, the river was in a phase of transition; the deep turquoise water of dry winters turning mud red. The April sky had been a mix of rain and blue, and […]

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  • 6 Things To Do In And Around Tawang | Travel Guide

    6 Things To Do In And Around Tawang | Travel Guide

    Tawang located in the western corner of Arunachal Pradesh is one of the most sought after travel destinations of Northeast India. It is visited by numerous pilgrims practicing Buddhist faith and also by travelers who are captivated by the scenic beauty of the eastern Himalayas. Tawang is located at a high elevation of 2600m beyond the […]

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  • Frank Kingdon-Ward | Plant Hunter, Explorer and His Travels in Arunachal Pradesh

    Frank Kingdon-Ward | Plant Hunter, Explorer and His Travels in Arunachal Pradesh

    What exactly is it about plants and flowers that sends these men and women, otherwise known as ‘botanists’, all over the world in search of new species of flowers and plants, usually in remote, difficult to travel areas? When mere mortals walk through gardens or see beautiful flowers around them then that is precisely what […]

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  • Celebrating World Tourism Day 2015 at Namdapha National Park

    Celebrating World Tourism Day 2015 at Namdapha National Park

    Celebrated every year on September 27 ,World Tourism Day is an event which fosters awareness among the international community on the importance of tourism and its social, cultural, political and economic value. This year’s focus is on the transformative potential of #1billiontourists; defining the more than one billion tourists who every year travel to an […]

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  • The Nocte Tribe of Arunachal Pradesh | Celebrating Indigenous Peoples

    The Nocte Tribe of Arunachal Pradesh | Celebrating Indigenous Peoples

    Its been a while we have posted something in our blog. We would like to continue with our series Celebrating Indigenous Peoples, focused on indigenous peoples of Northeast India and their times – bringing into highlight in this post knowledge on the Nocte peoples of Arunachal Pradesh. The Noctes are the easternmost inhabitants of India who inhabit the […]

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  • The Monpa Tribe of Arunachal Pradesh | Celebrating Indigenous Peoples

    The Monpa Tribe of Arunachal Pradesh | Celebrating Indigenous Peoples

    The Monpa tribe is one of the most populous tribes of Arunachal Pradesh and is considered as one of the major tribal communities in the entire region. Monpas are the inhabitants of the high altitude Tawang district and the mountain passes of Bomdila in West Kameng district. Historically, the Tibetan word Monpa referred to all […]

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