Sonepur Fair of Bihar is one of the most unique festivals in India. It is popular because of its status as the oldest and biggest cattle fair of Asia. Traders from all around Eastern India come here to buy and sell animals. Sonepur Mela's history is also connected to some mythological stories.
It is all about psychology associated with the size of the bag. Sometimes one winter jacket takes all the space in the rucksack and then you can fill your bag with t-shirts but you’ll still find empty space in your bag.
Bishnupur was ruled by the Malla kings for several decades and hence it is also known as Mallabhum. The temples of Bishnupur were built by the Kings Veer Hambir, Raghunath Singha and Bir Singha around 16th and 17th century. The temples are scattered in Bishnupur town.
I started exploring India in 2012. In those times, terms like solo travel and backpacking were not thrown around like peanuts. Travelling in India was very different back then. In the last 9 years, the concept of travelling has evolved and a lot of places have become popular. This video is a short glimpse about my travels around India where I explored its many terrains, tasted every type of food, and attended many festivals.
Bunbuni Paas is an alternate route for Kheerganga. This two day trek is more scenic than the normal route. Check out more details on solo trek to Bunbuni Paas.
The best way to see Chhau festival in India is during how jhumar Utsav in Purulia. They are performer who visit Surajkund Mela For Chhau performance. In either cases you will have to to confirm about the date to experience the dance. Find out some more details on Chhau festival in this blog.
Many of the destinations in Western Ghats don't allow plastic inside the trekking trails. This rule is strictly implemented in the trekking zones of Kudremukh and many others in Coorg. These tips will help you travel Western Ghats in a more ethical and responsible way.