For the Love of Nature: Messages from a young Nature Conservationist

“Influencing people is not easy. It is a slow and gradual process…” expresses a young conservationist and a lover of nature, Arundeep Singha, from Silchar, Assam. We are living in times when one after the other, nations are declaring a state of climate emergency. In times like these, it is also the work of conservationists…

Wearabout are we? Lessons from people, streets and times

Browsing through the Wearabout blog is an enthralling experience altogether. One of the most notable format in Wearabout is that of drawing parallels. In one such post titled ‘Boot Boys & Recycling Girls’ the post is a juxtaposition of two images: of two young boys who work in a shoe shop/restaurant in Shillong and of…

The World is a Small Place: Tag Along with the Baral sisters of Sikkim

At Travel Cafe and Tagalong hostel, the day begins with five people hustling it all the way. On an extremely cold and rainy day, when Gangtok town slips under warm mink blankets and duvets the Tagalong family is in full commotion. Inside the cafe, the scene begins at the kitchen counter where Manisha is vigorously…