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This Winter, Discover India the Toehold Way!

Winter is coming… and it’s going to be a ton of fun! We compile a list of the ‘hot’ places you can visit this cold season. Pack your bags and let the balmy travel experiences keep you warm in different parts of India this winter!   1. Nagaland In the dense green mountain forests of […]
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The Geography of Freedom: India’s Amazing Natural Habitats

The seventh largest country in the world is also a world of many a geographical marvel. From the Himalayan heights to the Kerala coast, India is geographically diverse to her gills. This Independence Day, we celebrate the natural beauty of the land that was returned to its people on this day, and map out how
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Elephants: A Visual Tribute

They’re the world’s largest land-mammals.  Their presence is imposing but also poetic. They’re gentle, gigantic and endangered. They’re elephants.  And this is a visual tribute to them.   From the vast marshy expanses of Amboseli to the tropical rainforests of India, not only do they
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Sentient Snippets: Week 11

This week on Sentient Snippets: awakening languor, silence-inducing poetry, joy-evoking play, voices in the dark, purposeless ruins, and windows to new worlds.   These beauties decorated in stripes never go out of style even when they are just relaxing, their posture never compromising on composure, and their
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The Alluring Depths of Forests Never Stop Calling: Nandhagopan

It’s true that in many a story, venturing out to forests and into the wild begins as a respite from the mundane, clockwork life we’re accustomed to, in the cities. Nonetheless, each story is worth telling, worth shared. And this week, we bring you one such story – Nandhagopan’s journey as a photographer. While the
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Sentient Snippets: Week 6

This week on Sentient Snippets: sublime sights, sleeping beauties, dead stones, muted tones, and a spectrum of emotions.   By the savagely beautiful folds of hillocks, under a colourful riot that the sky is, is a meditating lake. How vast the spectrum of your emotions can get between the contained being of
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Sentient Snippets: Week 5

This week on Sentient Snippets: leaps of joy, life on the edge, tunes of truth, exquisite universes, and radiant secrets.   A luminous joy glows in the eyes, when these changing dark forms appear as the evening prayerfully collapses into the lap of a night. Remember it, remember it, remember it, you think.
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Five Himachal Treks You Must Do

As you walk down the valleys and climb up the high mountains in Himachal Pradesh, you feel rather grounded, humbled. And here are five treks you must not miss, because it’s all about quiet celebration of being in the lap of the Himalayas. When being tiny and obscure becomes a celebration, it becomes easy to […]
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How Does It Feel to See a Wild Tiger?

So how does it feel, approximately, to see a wild tiger? We could tell you that waiting for a tiger to emerge feels like watching raindrops trickle off a roofline while awaiting your beloved – a wistful longing fanned by sweet anticipation. But that wouldn’t let you know what it’s like to melt in your […]
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