Title: The Bamboo Skywalk Location: Nohwet Village, Meghalaya, North East India You’ll rarely find its mention in any Meghalaya itinerary found online or in travel guides. Neither will the locals persuade you to give this hidden gem a visit. But find it, you must! This Bamboo Skywalk is located in beautiful Meghalayan village called Nohwet, at a distance of about 80Continue reading “SlowRover Snapshots #22”
It’s surprising how train journeys closely mimic the cycle of life. We meet people, make friends, only to let them go and find new ones- thereby knitting an endless chain of emotions- only to be felt but never to be broken. But again, what is life, but a collection of such journeys.
If you missed Part 1, read here – My Sojourn in Kolukkumalai (Part 1) – An Early Appointment With The Sun and Suicide Points Alam (our driver) was telling us about his daily life before we stopped at the suicide point. He was used to making three, sometimes four round trips to the Kolukkumalai factory. That isContinue reading “My Sojourn in Kolukkumalai (Part 2) – The Tea Factory, The Workers And Some Conversations”
SR Snapshots #12: Backpacking in Nepal is a serendipity in itself. I met this little guy during a backpacking expedition in Pokhara.
“Do you know what I am doing bhaiya? I am trying to break the hula-hoop world record!”
Title: Playing On
Location: Mcleod Ganj, India
While backpacking in the Bhagsunag area of Mcleod Ganj, India, this stringed-instrument (Sarangi) player caught my eye. Dressed in a traditional Rajasthani attire, he played the tunes of god, while I sat there listening with rapt attention.
Title: By the Phewa Lake Location: Pokhara, Nepal Clicked on a beautiful overcast evening while cycling around the beautiful Phewa Lake of Pokhara, Nepal. SR Travel Tip: Two things are a must while you’re at Pokhara– An early morning ride to the Sarangkot , and Cycling around the periphery of the Phewa Lake. Absolute Bliss! -Vibhav Want toContinue reading “SlowRover Snapshots #1”
Starting tomorrow, 10th of August, SlowRover will publish a series of awesome one-off photographs from our travels. These snapshots will be accompanied by a small fact sheet that will reveal more details about the respective shots!
Ross Island is a deserted island that is a part of the Andaman archipelago in India. Once the seat of the royal Britishers, it now lies in utter ruins. A shadow of its earlier self. Despite this, Ross Island has a charm of its own. This post covers the macabre beauty of the Ross Island.Continue reading “The Ross Island- Finding Beauty in Negative Spaces”
Pari Tibba or the Witch’s Hill, is my favourite part of Mussorie, India. Away from the hustle bustle of the Queen of Hills, Pari Tibba is a haven for all those who are looking for complete solitude (and also a chance to witness the best of Mussorie Ridge). I was first introduced to this placeContinue reading “Pari Tibba- The Witch’s Hill”
Guest writer Amile Jessica of the international travel super-group ‘Unexpected Wanderlust‘ writes about ‘how’ and ‘why’ you should respect the locals while travelling globally! From a young age, I dreamed of a life of international travel. In many ways, travel was my first love. It prompted me to quickly consume as much information as I possibly could aboutContinue reading “5 Ways To Respect Others When You Go Abroad”
The spirit of travel cannot be isolated from human beings. We’ve been hunter-gatherers ever since the dawn of our civilization. But alas, our eagerness to explore new territories, to witness unforeseen sights, and to learn about new cultures has fizzled out overtime. Our society has (d)evolved into a crowd of weekend cavalcades who rarely explore beyondContinue reading “The Joy of Solo Travel!”