India Travel Archive

TRAVEL NEWS: Famous Kinnaur Apples from India have their “Johnny Appleseeds” in The United States

Himachal Pradesh is known as the land of Gods and the epitaph becomes more befitting when one enters the tribal district of Kinnaur. Far from the maddening crowds the land provides seclusion and divine peace. The beautiful

TRAVEL NEWS: Solar Power to Warm the Remote Spiti Valley in India

During the winter, the people of the Spiti Valley used to be forced to survive without water and electricity for months together. But the Indian government is setting up a solar power plant, which could provide them

TRAVEL NEWS: The “Wool Road” in Kinnaur, India – where Every Shawl is a Prayer

Kinnaur’s identity is expressed in Colors and Patterns. In October 2010, intricately patterned woollen shawls hand-woven by the indigenous community of Kinnaur district, Himachal Pradesh for generations was recognised under the Geographical Indications of Goods Act, 1999.

TRAVEL NEWS: Renaissnace at the Sabarmati Ashram in Gujarat, the site that began Gandhi’s Salt Strike

Throughout his life, Gandhi founded ashrams — communities of fellow believers and collective laboratories for what he called his experiments with truth. Among his most famous is the Sabarmati Ashram in Gujarat, the place from where he