A Rule-bound Stay at Windamere Hotel in Darjeeling

Katherine Hepburn once famously said, “If you obey all the rules you miss all the fun.” Not at Windamere in Darjeeling, I thought to myself, you would have been punished if you didn’t obey all the rules. ‘All the rules’, for, there are plenty of them. Windamere used to be a boarding house after all. […]

Dancing on the Edge

“Sometimes it can take up to four days, including the days sitting atop a horse, to reach here,” said one of the petite girls with little creases around her eyes, dressed in a straight ankle-length skirt and a well-fitted full sleeve shirt. “But we like it here,” added another chirpily. “How about one more dance? Please?”she […]

Meet the Judges of the Contest – Supriya Sehgal

We’ve introduced you to two judges of the Happy Tripping Contest Dilip D’Souza and Chhavi Sachdev. We have our third and final judge, the charming and generous Supriya Sehgal.   Her twitter handle @supsonthemove might have something to do with the fact that Supriya is on the road for more than 250 days in a year. […]