From Mukteshwar to Ramghar: Finding our hill legs

A version of this story first appeared on as part of a series of weekly dispatches from the road in Uttarakhand. #FTravellers  “It’s only 6-7 km, you can walk, it’s easy,” advises the guy at the lone store that was open in the Mukteshwar market. He went back to unpacking cucumbers from a large crate…

A village called Bam & how we discovered our kind of travel

There was a palpable, tense undercurrent in the car. We’d spent the previous day on a 10 hour drive from the cool and green Bomdila to the horrible dusty town of North Lakhimpur. We’d been pelted with bananas en route by gregarious, drunk revellers and the only hotel we found in North Lakhimpur was shabby…

Bhedaghat; Floating through the Narmada’s marble cliffs

The mighty Narmada, said to be older than the Ganges, is the fifth longest river in the country and the lifeline of Central India, especially Madhya Pradesh. It feeds the tribal communities in eastern MP and the forests of Satpura, forms an important pilgrim spot in Omkareshwar and Maheshwar and flows through numerous towns and…

A home in the jungle

Looking for a place to stay on your next Tiger safari ? Check out the wonderful Salban Homestay, Kanha’s best kept secret.

Punjab In Pictures

Some of our favourite photos from our three week journey through Punjab

Our first taste of Nagaland

Our first few days in India’s far east were spent absorbing Kohima, getting into the Nagaland vibe and visiting the beautiful village of Khonoma. Read about it here.