Tag: Camping

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Nomadic Luxury in Nagaland: The Hornbill Festival

Piece published in SUITCASE magazine. My Bell 412 helicopter searched for the helipad, a spherical silhouette on a patchwork of multicoloured terraced houses, slung out on a ground of undulating forest. I felt like Elizabeth Bowen, a lone female entering the Land of the Head Hunters – albeit by much more modern means. In these far-flung reaches of eastern India lies Nagaland, a region shrouded in … Read More Nomadic Luxury in Nagaland: The Hornbill Festival

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Take the Road Less Travelled in Style: The Kohima Camp, Nagaland

A piece published in Delhi’s own Little Black Book, Delhi. As a Brit, the words ‘festival’ and ‘camping’ conjure up memories of leaky tents, soggy clothing, and hangovers that just won’t budge. Whilst the concept of “glamping” has been around for a while, you will need very deep pockets to escape the mud: VIP tents at Glastonbury festival will set you back £7000+. Ever the innovators, the concept of “glamping” {glamorous camping} is … Read More Take the Road Less Travelled in Style: The Kohima Camp, Nagaland

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It’s My Birthday: I’ll Get High If I Want To!

Lying in bed with a pounding headache, unremitting nausea, unable to leave my room save for some medicinal strength coffee is pretty much how I spend most of my birthdays. Nothing out of the ordinary here. Except that this year my incapacitation was not alcohol induced, this year it was because I got high – 10,500 feet high to be exact.   View of Thiksey … Read More It’s My Birthday: I’ll Get High If I Want To!

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An English Woman Abroad: Dharamsala

I can only going on what we ourselves did and what we have been recommend as I try to only use guidebooks as a last resort. However I’m sure you’ll find a fair few of these your dog-eared Lonely Planet. McLeod Ganj: Headquarters of the exiled Tibetan government, bustling market town and home to the Dalai Lama. The Church of St. John in the … Read More An English Woman Abroad: Dharamsala