Totos – A disappearing tribe in India

It’s the difference and the diversity of all the people in the world that gives them a distinct identity that further helps them to drive the saga of their unique self respect. The mere existence of these identities further name the places, culture and traditions that together makes this world. [Read more…]

Rhododendron Trek – Paradise in North Bengal

The door step begins with the artistically shaped tea gardens of Terai, and then gradually you feel the breeze getting cooler as your wheels demand the shift of gears to number one and two, and it continues till you reach the foggy land of Lava. If you consider Darjeeling as one of the most beautifully located town India, then in terms of its green beauty, a name that can never be missed for its red lusciousness of Rhododendron flowers is Rachela- The Rhododendron Paradise of north Bengal. The spot is crowned as the highest altitude jungle of one of the pristine heritage forest of India- Neora Valley National Park. In order to save its untouched beauty, the place can only be reached by a determined trekker as no road ways are available. The base camp can be chosen either at lava or at  Samsing which is the only other entrance point to Neora Valley National Park. [Read more…]

Tontongay – The singing stone trek from Samsing

Samsing in North Bengal is often considered as a best spot for rehabilitation from all the urbanized addictions that gradually make you feel like you’re living a robotic life, all based on the feed memories and stringently set parameters. You can neither cross it nor lag behind. So a glimpsed stay at Samsing can be treated as a prescribed medication of Dr Nature to heal your state of mind and again gain the momentum, in the same way. Apart from your mere stay in the luxurious wooden rooms of Samsing, it also has a space for more intense enthusiasts who want to explore the depths of the mesmerizing beauty of nature. [Read more…]

Aadma – Cultural heritage of North Bengal

North Bengal is often called the chicken neck because of the international territories it shares.  Bhutan, Nepal, Bangladesh the examples. Therefore the region has an intense influence of diverse culture and traditions. When it comes to proclaim the green ornaments of India, North Bengal axiomatically stands among the top contributors because of its undisturbed natural beauty. Apart from its natural beauty the region also heaves the diversity in its climatic zones and lifestyle of people. Therefore after covering just few miles you can have the effect of a totally different world with different faces of people. [Read more…]

The unexplored villages of North Bengal, India – Samsing Fari

If you ever have to mail any important document that nearly costs your life, do you think that it’ll reach an address, if just has the name, village’s name, post office and district? Well, this is what differentiates a village life in North Bengal from others. [Read more…]