The Keeper of the Morung | Longwa | Nagaland

Minyong Konyak was once the keeper of the Morung of Longwa, the most sacred building, the protector of Konyak culture. With the disintegration of almost every aspect of Konyak culture, we interact with Minyong and learn what he speaks from his heart. “Fight, kill, take the heads, bring them home and it is done. I get my pride. … Continue reading The Keeper of the Morung | Longwa | Nagaland

Jeerango: Tracking The Beginning feat. Samyak Dhoke

“One of my main discoveries about India at this point was that, although the banquets and receptions to which I was frequently invited were considerably less elaborate than those I had attended in China, the prevailing atmosphere of sincerity meant that there was an opportunity for genuine friendship to develop. This was in direct contrast … Continue reading Jeerango: Tracking The Beginning feat. Samyak Dhoke

Inspired Traveller Hangout @ TheHosteller, NewDelhi

To make a preface-like chapter of something as close to travelling as this, for our “dormant” Footloose Magazine, we set off to capture some moments of the INSPIRED TRAVELLER HANGOUT at The Hosteller at Hauz Khas Village here in Delhi (address given below). Hauz Khas is one of the heavyweights when it comes to naming … Continue reading Inspired Traveller Hangout @ TheHosteller, NewDelhi

A Village called ‘Tenya’: Beyond The Metropolitan Pace

My language had always spoken so much about my land of birth: Bengal, and its beauty that remains unmatched. A journey by a local train would have taken me to Mushidabad: a land of history, a land that bears blood of fallen hopes, tales of independence and a hapless betrayal of a passionate king. Plassey … Continue reading A Village called ‘Tenya’: Beyond The Metropolitan Pace

The Spiti Failure: As the itinerary made itself

I sit on a lonely cold bench, a little dissected from the busy main street of Manali. The beauty of this place is incredibly different from what I had always had from other narrators. This marks the off-season attire – a distinct, laid-back phase of the town, giving me the impression that it is getting ready … Continue reading The Spiti Failure: As the itinerary made itself