Blog - India

Our blogs are another way to find out more of the destinations and experiences you might want to consider when you're travelling.

This library of stories, articles and observations are written by our travellers, consultants, people we work with in destinations, and travel journalists.
Have a look at our 'Interviews' to meet a few of our travellers -- and if you're a Tribes traveller and want to either write a blog or take part in a 'Face to Face with ...' interview, we'd love to hear from you.
Enjoy!

Paul-May-2019
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Why a homestay?

Staying as a guest in someone’s home has a very different feel to staying in a lodge, hotel or even a B&B.

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Kaziranga and the Big Eight

Our guide, Hrishi, was obviously proud of his park, but I had come with few expectations of what we might see here; perhaps one or two rhinos if we were lucky and maybe a wild elephant – I would be happy with that.

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Living Root Bridges

It’s rare that you come across anything on this earth that hasn’t also been thought of by someone else in a totally different region.

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Not just a load of hot air

When you think about a holiday to India, what are the first thoughts that come to mind? The Taj Mahal? The hustle of the Delhi markets? Tigers? Well, we were no different.

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With short grass

I was in Pench National Park in central India a few weeks ago, looking for tigers and wild dogs It was hot, up in the 40s, and the forests were shedding their leaves.

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The Jungle Book – where it happened

If you haven’t yet you surely soon will fall under the spell of this charming tale with the new Disney film recently released.

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Tigers in the News (not just for Sher Khan)

It’s always heartening to report good news On 11th April it was announced that the number of wild tigers in the world has risen by 22% since 2010, to a total of 3,890.

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Tigers – Some Good Big Cat News

When the latest tiger census figures for India, home to about 70% of the world’s tiger population, were announced at the beginning of the year, they revealed an increase of 30% over the last 4 years, up to 2,226 individuals.

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India ‒ the Aravalli Hills and Kumbalgarh Fort

The Aravalli Hills ‒ among the world’s oldest ranges ‒ stretches about 800km from the edge of Gujarat state through Rajasthan to the very fringes of Delhi.

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