October 1, 2021.Reading time 19 minutes.
We settled down in the corner of a local tea shop to say our goodbyes with Kattan chai after a day of visiting sacred grooves, bamboo reserves, and tribal villages of Meenanagadi Panchayat. “Pavithran Sir, you were born and spent most of your time here…. what’s your most fav place around Meenangadi?” I asked He […]
January 10, 2021.Reading time 10 minutes.
They say to experience the forest, one should close their eyes and just listen to the sounds of the forest. It was 6:30 Am, and I was at the viewpoint waiting for the sun to come out. The sky is all subtle pink and the sun somewhere behind the mist-shrouded Nilgiri mountains. As I closed my […]
December 15, 2020.Reading time 11 minutes.
I sat there on the old pier of Thalassery, holding back my tears! I don’t know if it were the heartwarming comradeship stories that Farhan narrated or the heart-filling gorgeous orange-purple sunset, or the fact that I’m utterly grateful for the outdoors after spending ten months indoors during the lockdown. Water filled my eyes, and […]
May 16, 2020.Reading time 16 minutes.
Who had imagined the world coming to a standstill? The lockdown is implemented in almost all countries, and this situation has affected each one of us in one or the other way.Travel & tourism is one of the most affected sectors. As a traveller, it breaks my heart to imagine my favourite destinations now empty […]
March 5, 2020.Reading time 9 minutes.
”Who knew that two minutes of a deadly disaster- could turn our lives upside down. It was Republic Day and I didn’t sleep all night because I was singing for the first time in the school assembly the next morning”, Geetha was reminiscing about the 26th January 2001 earthquake. We sat in the shade of […]
May 3, 2019.Reading time 11 minutes.
Sadhana forest is in Auroville near Pondicherry. This wondeful community is a bunch of amazing like minded volunteers who are committed to convert a higly eroded land into an evergreen forest.