‘Orchid Land’: A Nostalgia

Nagendra Sharma We have heard stories of Varanashi, of hoary antiquity, being turned into Benares at the hands of the British-Indian rulers. Dorjayling, possibly a Tibetan name,

Strains of Melancholy in Okinawa

As I was strolling around Kokusai street in Okinawa on my first night in Japan, I heard a  familiar piece of music which caught my attention.

A Walk into the Khumbu Region

Prateek Dhakal I was overjoyed since quite early in the morning because this was the day I would set out for an on-foot journey into