People

People we meet on our travels have the most impact on the experience of the places we visit. Here we share travel stories of the memorable people we have met on our travels.

Old men, attired traditionally, in firan (loose woolen coat), with kangdi (basket with red hot charcoal pieces) keeping them warm, sharing a hookah/sheesha is as idyllic as it gets in the small town of Verinag in Kashmir.

People of the valley: Kashmir

It has always been known as “jannat“, or heaven. The valley – as Kashmir is commonly known – conjures paradisiacal images. Everywhere you look, the landscape is picture postcard perfect. In the lap of such bountiful natural beauty, we wondered what life is really like. Turns out, the answer wasn’t so […]

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