The Legend of a British Runaway in a Remote Uttarakhand Valley
A zoology student from Mukhwa village sheds light on the fascinating life of “Pahari Wilson,” who both plundered her valley and created the livelihoods that flourish to this day.
How a Remote Ladakhi Valley Transformed from Hunting to Conserving Wildlife
A social activist from Ladakh shares the story of Markha Valley’s incredible transformation into a place where humans and wildlife coexist in peace; where one might just spot a snow leopard from a rooftop!
Tigers, Peacocks and Forests on Fire
Have you ever witnessed a hunt in the high Himalayan meadows? A rare pageantry of peacocks in the forest? Here’s a heartfelt ode to Nature (and a plea) from a girl who knows what’s truly great about the Great Himalayan National Park!
An Invisible Paradise in Spiti
An ancient monastery and a high altitude village lie atop a mountain in Spiti Valley – but only those with spiritual powers can see them
How One Man’s Conviction Put Jibhi Valley on the World Tourism Map
An ex-army man’s inspiring and amusing journey of grit, passion and dedication to introduce Jibhi Valley to tourism
One Ladakhi Girl’s Journey from Darkness to Light
What does it take for a young girl in a remote village in Ladakh’s Markha Valley to make the journey from darkness to light?
Sharing Land and Life with Wild Bears
An apple farmer from Pekhri village in Tirthan Valley recounts his family’s encounters with wild black bears – at a time when their crops were all they had
A 1000 Year Old Monastery That Was Built Overnight
A resident of Sumda Chenmo village in Ladakh’s Markha region writes about the revered Sumda Chun Monastery – believed to be built in one single night
The Himalayan Superfoods of Yore
An 70+ year old Himachali couple from Tirthan Valley recount their organic, seasonal, farm-to-table way of life – and how food has changed in their lifetime
Phugtal Monastery: The 2500 Year Old Cave of Liberation
In Ladakh’s Zanskar Valley, a 3-hour trek and a hanging wooden bridge leads to Phugtal Monastery, built around an ancient cave.