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District Focus: Tawang, Arunachal Pradesh

Perched high atop the snowy mountains of the north-eastern Himalayas in Arunachal Pradesh is the district of Tawang. The district spans from Sela pass and ends at Bum La pass bordering China. It is one of the few districts in Arunachal Pradesh that practices Buddhism. Tawang is one of the most beautiful regions you will see in India. Continue reading

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District Focus: Spiti, Himachal Pradesh

Previously little known, Spiti district of Himachal Pradesh has gained popularity among backpackers during the last few years. This is because Spiti has some unique places. After all who can resist a place that has the world’s highest post office, the world’s oldest continuously running Buddhist monastery and an embalmed mummy of a Buddhist monk? Continue reading

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District Focus: Satara, Maharashtra

We know that India has plenty of cities, towns and villages which are beautiful, historic and friendly. But what about entire districts which are packed with things to see and do? For instance, plenty of Indians often talk about travelling to Coorg or Kullu-Manali. These aren’t single towns, but entire districts enriched with beauty. One such district is Satara district in Maharashtra. The district lies at the foot of Sahyadri mountains and is blessed with two major river beds. Satara district is home to exotic fruits like the strawberry. To see the unparalleled beauty of Satara district, one must visit it during monsoon in July-August. Continue reading