As a responsible traveller, you can help resolve these issues on your personal level. Small steps will help improve the condition of this pristine state of India and its aura will remain alive in times to come.
Chhau is gaining an international recognition and so are the artists who prepare the masks. Charida, a small village in Purulia district, is the home to these makers who work day and night to create the attires for the performers.
Recently, I won silver at Outlook Traveller Responsible Tourism Awards 2020. In this blog, I share some thoughts about how it will impact my work and challenges associated with my work.
Chhau masks are made in town of Charida. Close to Purulia, Charida is one of the heritage destinations of West Bengal where a number of mask makers can be found colouring and painting beautiful Chhau Masks.
Following Indian festivals has taken me to places far and beyond. This land of immeasurable diversity has these interesting events hiding in plain sight. One such event is Haldi Festival at Pattan Kodoli that is organized in the month of November in Maharashtra's Kolhapur District. . Here is a short travelogue for the festival and how I reached there.
From aromatic spices to sweet-toothed deserts, here are four cuisines that you must try on your travels around the world.
Shantiniketan Holi is a beautiful occasion that celebrates the culture and traditions that are taking place since the times of Rabindranath Tagore. Here is a short photo blog on my visit to this beautiful event.