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Arunachal Pradesh

9 Food & Brews To Try From A ‘Monpa’ Kitchen

9 Food & Brews To Try From A ‘Monpa’ Kitchen

It was my hostess Lei Choren’s kitchen, at Kalden Home Stay, that introduced some of the authentic Monpa dishes to me. At first, my hosts were a little wary of serving me their regular food, as they thought I might not like it. The aroma […]

Get Mesmerised By The Monpas

Get Mesmerised By The Monpas

I love the spontaneity of travel. I like it when I’m headed somewhere and I end up being somewhere else and it turns out to be totally remarkable. Well, I was headed towards Dirang Valley (located in West Kameng District of Arunachal Pradesh) and I […]

Where To Stay In Ziro Valley?

Where To Stay In Ziro Valley?

Ziro valley, is perhaps, one of the best places to visit in Arunachal Pradesh. But, where to stay in Ziro Valley? I’d like to mention that though there are quite a few nice home stays in Ziro (there are some in the Apatani villages also), Siiro […]

The ‘Apatani’ World Of Ziro (Part Two)

The ‘Apatani’ World Of Ziro (Part Two)

Tallo (a chap from ‘Hong’ village) introduced the Apatani world to me. He also taught me a few Apatani pleasantries like ayo siido lo (how are you), aya pa ato (welcome) and paya aro pacho (thank you). He admitted (amusingly) to me that though he was […]

The ‘Apatani’ World Of Ziro (Part One)

The ‘Apatani’ World Of Ziro (Part One)

Ziro looks sublime. My first stop in Arunachal Pradesh! You can linger here for days with no thought of returning home. I’m happy that I got to explore it during the harvest time – it was great to see the rice fields in full flush […]