Tribal couple, Gada Kalewa, Mahunt Ghasidas Museum, Raipur, India

Chhattisgarh Beyond Bastar

Dotted with water bodies and swamped in greenery, the 18-year-old state hosted the annual classical dance and music extravaganza—Chakradhar Samaroh—in the little town of Raigarh. The virgin green trails and slow pace added to the charm. Words & photographs: Ambica Gulati Ducks waddled, white lotus swayed in the pond, children did some muscle movement on the swings, women bathed and prayers rang in the air—the … Continue reading Chhattisgarh Beyond Bastar

River in Tirthan, Himachal Pradesh, India

Green Getaway: Amidst the flora and fauna of Tirthan Valley

A weekend spent learning all about nature and survival at Youreka’s adventure camp Words and photos: Simreet Dua Lots of fresh energy and the great Himalayas in the background, it was a camp full of laughter, fun and happiness in the magnificently green Tirthan valley in Himachal Pradesh. Located at Sai Ropa Village, on the borders of the Great Himalayan National Park (a UNESCO world … Continue reading Green Getaway: Amidst the flora and fauna of Tirthan Valley

Global Himalayan Expedition sets up the first DC solar grid installation in the Himalayas

Global Himalayan Expedition sets up the first DC solar grid installation in the Himalayas

Global Himalayan Expedition (GHE), one of the most successful efforts in India in the field of Impact Tourism, after setting up the 3rd Pole Education Base (E-Base) during its maiden expedition last year, has set up three (3)Solar Microgrids at ‘Sumda Chenmo’, a 11thcentury ancient village nestled at 14,000 ft in the Zanskar valley GHE team comprised  Saeed Al Mamari, Rolf Palgard, Esther Wong, Rikke … Continue reading Global Himalayan Expedition sets up the first DC solar grid installation in the Himalayas