Royal Enfield first ride in Kathmandu

Aug 2013. Royal Enfield motorcycle, We all know about it’s dominance in the Himalayan kingdoms. Classic, ex-Britsh makes and the go-to bike to conquer the vast terrain of the Himalaya. While touring Kathmandu. I coudn’t resist the opportunity to ride one of these. I did…

Did you smell it ?

“Did you smell it ?”, I was asked by a fellow rider “Huh? smell what ?”. I replied innocently, really! “You can smell it along the way!” So this is Cannabis plant, which I’m holding is the recognizable shape of the leaf (think Adidas logo)….

Donyi Polo – first encounter with Animism

Roing, Lower Dibang Valley. 31st December 2014. The night we welcome a new year, under the unpolluted star light. Far away from my concrete jungle, and with no digital connection. And here I am making a connection back to nature, our origin. In a chilling…

Bumthang Valley – Jakar

Bumthang Valley – one of the most beautiful valleys of Bhutan, beside Phobjikha Valley that we’ve been. The name Bumthang have two probable origins. The first being named after a Bumpa – a vessel for holy water that the valleys resemble and the other being…

The Divine Phallus

There is something that you will never find in the tourism brochure of Bhutan. Not until your arrival, you simply cannot ignore as it is right in your face, filled for your attention in vibrant colours, various sizes. gestures and connotation. The Phallus painting and…

Bhut Jolokia – Ghost Chili

Bhut Jolokia – or more famously known by the intimidating name of Ghost Chlii or Ghost Pepper. Cultivated in Arunachal Pradesh and nearby states of Assam, Nagaland and Manipur and parts of Bangladesh. It was once the hottest chili in the world, being the first…