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Laugh it Off in Ladakh

In the rough, rugged terrain of Ladakh, which test the nerve and determination of travellers, the intensity of beauty all around is made lighter by some hilarious signboards that make you smile or even let out a cheerful chortle.  We bring you five of the best. We are beginning to comprehend, now more than ever,
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A Story for Fathers

If you’re a father, you must read this carefully.     There was once a sweet family. The man worked really hard, and his wife took care of their child at home.     When the child came to be 10, one day she asked her mother if she could have some money. The mother […]
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Five Quotes that Will Inspire You to Travel to Ladakh (Part 1)

This week, we bring you five inspiring quotes on mountains, as we think of Ladakh as a place that keeps calling travellers back without ever ceasing to amaze them. Then how can you not advance and reach out to them as they lurk into your vision something like disturbance rising from the flat ground? How […]
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World Poetry and Forests Day

Will you share with us your stories of rapture on days when the sun on your skin is an amber warmth, letting you forget heartbreaks of adulthood and smile like a child? Will you tell us what you search for when you run on the country roads forcing fresh  air  into your pleading lungs, your backpack full […]
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Four Things Your Kids Can Learn from African Mammals

Deep in the behaviour of African mammals lie hidden lessons our children can learn.  We pick the top four. 1. How to be comfortable with who you are. Hyenas may not win fashion contests (although we think they’re perfectly beautiful) or enjoy the fanatical following that the cats command.  But they
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Busted: Five Commonest Myths about Tigers

Tiger, Corbett
Tigers have for millennia inspired awe, admiration and reverence.  And their secretive nature has for long fostered numerous myths and misconceptions about their behaviour.  We take the five commonest myths and bust them in public interest. Myth 1: It’s dangerous to be in tiger country in an open vehicle.  
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Five Crazy-coated Truths about Travelling in India

There’s a reason they say there’s more truth concealed in humour than humour concealed in truth. And here’s another testament to it, a hilarious blend of wit, sarcasm, art, smart wordplay, and above all, truth! That, in a nutshell, is Toehold’s The Crazy Desi Book! Filled with tummy-numbingly funny remarks,
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