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LADAKH: SPECIAL EDITION PHOTOGRAPHY JOURNEY TO “LITTLE TIBET”

Flying into Leh, the former capital of the Himalayan kingdom of Ladakh, feels more like landing on the moon than landing in India. Its harsh, mountainous terrain is starkly beautiful and very dry, due to its high altitude and cold … Continue reading LADAKH: SPECIAL EDITION PHOTOGRAPHY JOURNEY TO “LITTLE TIBET”

RAJASTHAN: SPECIAL EDITION JOURNEY TO THE LAND OF COLOUR

Rajasthan, literally translated to Land of Kings, home to the massive Thar desert and the ancient Aravalli mountain range, has a rich history, ecology and culture. There’s nowhere quite like Rajasthan so get ready for cities of pink, white and … Continue reading RAJASTHAN: SPECIAL EDITION JOURNEY TO THE LAND OF COLOUR

Ecotourism Society of India—Working Towards Sustainable Tourism

  Tourism is one of the fastest growing industries in India. With this pace of rampant growth, there is a need for a set of guiding principles that tour operators and the hotel industries need to be abide by, to … Continue reading Ecotourism Society of India—Working Towards Sustainable Tourism

Top Monsoon Destinations of India

  The South West monsoon has arrived in India. The changing weather pattern brought it late this year, and it is still not as intense as it was last year, but the wild regions are still green and dancing in … Continue reading Top Monsoon Destinations of India

Costa Rica’s Finca Rosa Blanca: Paradise for the Conscious Traveler

Nestled in the hills above San José in the rugged, rainforested Costa Rica is the divine Finca Rosa Blanca Coffee Plantation and Inn. Recognised by The National Geographic as one of the Unique Lodges of the World, it is a welcome retreat … Continue reading Costa Rica’s Finca Rosa Blanca: Paradise for the Conscious Traveler

Climbing Meru with Conrad Anker, Jimmy Chin and Renan Ozturk

In October 2011, climbers Conrad Anker, Jimmy Chin and Renan Ozturk made a first ascent of a 4000 foot granite wall called Shark’s Fin at 6310m on the Meru Central in the heart of India’s Garhwal Himalaya. This was a … Continue reading Climbing Meru with Conrad Anker, Jimmy Chin and Renan Ozturk