Sustainable Wanderlust
Preserve unique cultures and special places
Indian Nilgiri (Blue sheep) traverse the colorful mountains of Stok valley, Ladakh Himalayas

INDIA

What if you could escape to a hidden Himalaya? And immerse yourself in a two thousand year old Tibetan Buddhist culture? Travel through tiny villages dotted around expansive valleys. The Himalayan peaks filling the sky. The crisp air quiet except for the soft sounds of fluttering prayer flags and soft prayer chants If so this [...]

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Jun 20, 2013

  Cambodia has Angkor Wat. England has Stonehenge. And India, in perhaps the ultimate game of one-upmanship, has Hampi, a place that somehow manages to stunningly blend the wonders of the two. Just a brief ten hour train ride from the touristy beaches of Goa takes one to the Indian state of Karnataka within which [...]

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Aug 14, 2012

As more and more tourists trek to the Himalayas they often leave behind a trail of miniature destruction. Leaving the Himalayas just as nature intended should be our goal. Here are 9 easy ways to make sure that your visit to the Himalayas leave the mountains awe inspiring beauty intact for generations to come. Ever [...]

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Jun 21, 2012

When it comes to the world’s delicate ecosystems we, to borrow a turn of phrase from the folk singer Joni Mitchell, often don’t know what we’ve got ‘til it’s gone. We humans have a tendency to poop where we eat, in the process spoiling our immediate environment. There is, after all, a reason why French [...]

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Jun 20, 2012

Rajasthan is India’s princely desert state. Better known for its magnificent city kingdoms of Jaipur, Jodhpur and Udaipur and their lavish forts and palaces; Rajasthan is also home to a unique group of artisans. Miniature art painters. For centuries they have been creating artwork on canvas, parchment, stone and mud walls. Artwork that is a [...]

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Jun 15, 2012

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Dec 19, 2011

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Dec 01, 2011

Darjeeling-Himalayan Railway by R~P~M The oldest toy train route in India, the Darjeeling-Himalayan Railway might also be the most beautiful on this list! Constructed in 1881, the Darjeeling hill station was once a summer retreat for the British, and it’s easy to see why: the land covered in the trip from New Jalpaiguri to Darjeeling [...]

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Nov 30, 2011

 

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Nov 28, 2011

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Sep 15, 2011