Of Icebergs and Climate Change

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text](Guest blog by Vikram Goel, an Antarctic Glaciologist. He has been studying Antarctica while living in The Arctic for the past 3 years.)   Recently, a very big chunk of ice broke off from an ice shelf in the Antarctic Peninsula. This iceberg (named A68) is 5,800 sq. km in area and weighs more than 1 trillion tonnesContinue reading “Of Icebergs and Climate Change”

Resting Spots – Walking across India – Moving Upstream

This post is in continuation to: ‘Finding shade – Walking across India – Moving Upstream‘. These posts attempt at answering one of the most common questions that people ask in relation to our long walks, “how do you manage your stay while walking?”. The first part showed you glimpses from the first leg of the journey through the plains in WestContinue reading “Resting Spots – Walking across India – Moving Upstream”

Chennai City Water Walks – The Canal Tale

  Can you imagine a city of villages? How would it be to have a cluster of villages with the right amount of open spaces, right amount of built and the water in the purest form? Well, Chennai or more aptly – Madras was one such utopian idea before urbanisation stole its innocence to makeContinue reading “Chennai City Water Walks – The Canal Tale”

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”

Chennai City Water Walks

(This is a guest post by Prithvi Mahadevan, who is taking the lead for the Chennai leg of our City Water Walks initiative.)   I was strolling on one of the beaches in Chennai, when Akshay got in touch with me and presented me with the wonderful idea of ‘City Water Walks’ and ‘Moving Upstream’. It all seemed bizarre to me then,Continue reading “Chennai City Water Walks”

City Water Walks – Ahmedabad

(This is a guest blog by Renu Desai, Dipani Sutaria, Mansi Shah & Vrushti Mawani, who are taking the lead for the Ahmedabad leg of our City Water Walks initiative.)   When Akshay got in touch with us about doing a city walk in Ahmedabad that would concur with Siddharth’s walk along the Ganga, we were immediatelyContinue reading “City Water Walks – Ahmedabad”