Finding shade – Walking across India – Moving Upstream

How did you manage? One of the most common questions that people ask in relation to the long walk along the river Ganga is, “how did you manage your stay while walking?”. It is a legitimate doubt and through a couple of posts on our website, we offer you a glimpse into what ensued.   The dynamicsContinue reading “Finding shade – Walking across India – Moving Upstream”

Ahmedabad City WaterWalks – Of Water, Birds and Beings

(This is a guest blog by Dipani Sutaria and Renu Desai with inputs from Mansi Shah and Vrushti Mawani, who are taking the lead for the Ahmedabad leg of our City Water Walks initiative) Maps and graphics by Mansi Shah.

Ahmedabad City WaterWalks – Sabarmati beyond the Barrage

(This is a guest blog by Vrushti Mawani with inputs from Renu Desai, Dipani Sutaria & Mansi Shah, who are taking the lead for the Ahmedabad leg of our City Water Walks initiative.) Maps by Mansi Shah The Ahmedabad Water Walks were hosted in October 2016 Ahmedabad’s history, including its settlement as a ‘city’ in the earlyContinue reading “Ahmedabad City WaterWalks – Sabarmati beyond the Barrage”

City Water Walks Mumbai

The first edition of the Mumbai walks saw us visiting Powai lake as permissions for our visit planned for Vihar lake didn’t come through. Conducted with the support of Sanctuary Asia and led by Dr. Parvish Pandya, we learnt a great deal about the situation in Mumbai. The History Mumbai is a city that was found inContinue reading “City Water Walks Mumbai”

Walking from Varanasi to Allahabad: Moving Upstream

This is a guest blog by Ankit Batheja. He had recently joined our ongoing Moving Upstream project for a week and walked alongside Siddharth from Varanasi to Allahabad. The journey would have taken merely 2 hours, each bus and auto passing through was a big temptation to end this exertion, but making it a 5Continue reading “Walking from Varanasi to Allahabad: Moving Upstream”

The Story of an Island

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]The questions kept coming in like a continuous ambush, curiosity further aroused with each answer. The crowd thinned out, leaving behind the keen ones to further continue the conversation but sometimes it just gathers a bigger set of people to listen. While i waited for the ferry to cross over to the island of Indrakpur,Continue reading “The Story of an Island”

What it Means to Walk Across India

Smiles disappear, conversations die out, huddles form and eyes widen with amazement, such is the welcome that i receive often. Welcome to my journal of personal experiences about what it means to walk across India, with as weird a face as mine, a bright orange ruck sack that weighs around 15 kilograms and a handfulContinue reading “What it Means to Walk Across India”