Marvelous Weekend in Meghalaya!Read more: Marvelous Weekend in Meghalaya!
Landscapes have always fascinated me!! As a nature lover and avid tree hugger nothing gives me more of a dopamine rush than standing in the middle of a humongous, glorious, lush green landscape as far as the eye can see and feeling small and insignificant in comparison to it!! As one travels and explores lands…
Tipaimukh Dam | A Threat To Nature And Native CultureRead more: Tipaimukh Dam | A Threat To Nature And Native Culture
Dams have remained as a major instrument in the path of economic development and prosperity for a country and have been integral in bringing nations closer to each other. It has also played its role in creating mutual suspicions, mistrust and misunderstandings between nations as well as the government and its people. Dams help people…
Photo Of The Day – Hooded Pitta (Pitta sordida)Read more: Photo Of The Day – Hooded Pitta (Pitta sordida)
The Hooded Pitta (Pitta sordida) is a beautiful passerine bird, common in eastern and southeastern Asia, photographed above in the thick woodlands of Manas National Park, Assam. They occupy forests and cultivated plantations. Both the male and female of the species look almost identical, and like other birds where there is no visible difference between the sexes, both parents contribute to the…
Responsible Tourism Project Report: Tree Planting with Jadav Payeng in AssamRead more: Responsible Tourism Project Report: Tree Planting with Jadav Payeng in Assam
Little more than a year back, we’d enthusiastically begun our first responsible tourism project – a fundraiser meant to assist the forest man of India – Jadav Payeng, in his quest to grow more trees in the Brahmaputra Valley. With this post today, Greener Pastures is proud to announce that the fundraiser has been successful.…
Meghalaya: Where The Best Carnations Come FromRead more: Meghalaya: Where The Best Carnations Come From
Known as the carnation belt of India, Meghalaya is a treat for the eyes. Firstly, as you’d know if you’ve been reading our blog, the landscape is truly unique. Numerous pretty caves, waterfalls, lakes and forests can be found in abundance throughout this hilly state; which is also famous as being the wettest and rainiest…
Info-Graphic: Why Exploring The Ocean Is Important Right NowRead more: Info-Graphic: Why Exploring The Ocean Is Important Right Now
The ocean truly remain one of the last great unknown frontier. There is not much we know about life beneath its surface. I’m sure mankind can gain an enormous amount of knowledge if we went exploring the depths of this world just like we go exploring space. The design team at MastersDegree.net have sent us the…
Photo Of The Day ~ The Green of Southern MeghalayaRead more: Photo Of The Day ~ The Green of Southern Meghalaya
The southern foothills of Meghalaya are like a doorway to vast landscapes of an another world. Apart from the striking greenery all around which has the ability to calm a soul, can be seen are the watery world of the floodplains of Bangladesh and far away Mizo Hills where few people go.
Photo Of The Day ~ To The Himalayas Of The EastRead more: Photo Of The Day ~ To The Himalayas Of The East
There is always a lot of excitement when traveling from Assam to Arunachal Pradesh. The first view of the not-so-distant Himalayan mountains just about ignite the mysterious inside, while the vast greens of the plains provide for an easy going mind.
Photo Of The Day ~ Rice Fields Of Ziro in Arunachal PradeshRead more: Photo Of The Day ~ Rice Fields Of Ziro in Arunachal Pradesh
Ziro in Arunachal Pradesh is famous for its Apatani people, and for their way of rice cultivation in hilly terrain. And not only do these fields grow rice, they also support fishes which are farmed by the Apatani people alongside the rice. In the above photograph, the end of monsoons has turned the Ziro valley…
Photo Of The Day – Free SpiritsRead more: Photo Of The Day – Free Spirits
Photographed somewhere near the Buddhist town of Tawang in the high Himalayas, the horses seemed perfectly at ease, like spirits out on a gentle stroll, and as secretive as Himalayan mist.