Arunachal

One of Arunachal's abundant crops is Orange and is sold on the roadsides in hand-made baskets at the rate of Rs.80 for a hundred oranges.

A Mishmi elder demonstrates the vanishing art of tying an elaborate turban. The sash he wears is made form old indian coins.

Arunachal has some of the most lush evergreen forests anywhere in India and home to many endemic Himalayan species.

Spent magazines from the Indo-China war of 1962 at Walong. Walong saw some the most bitter fighting during the two week war which led to a catastrophic defeat for the ill supplied Indian troops.

Untouched by missionary activities, Arunachal is one of the few pockets in the north east where shamanism is still practised. A shaman's children hold a sash worn by their father during rituals. It is made entirely of tiger tooth, and bells at teh end signals the shaman's arrival at a village.

Arunachal is the original land from where the British 'discoeverd' the habit of tea drinking which was first recorded amongst the Khampti and Singpho tribes in Eastern Arunachal.

Flanked by female members of her family, a young Singpho bride makes her way to the groom's house in a traditional village wedding.

One the many spectacular hanging bridges that spans across the Lohit River in Anjaw district. This bridge is around 300 feet in length and a truly astonishing piece of engineering.

A sadhu at Parashuram Kund in Eastern Arunachal Pradesh. Parashuram Kund is named after Parashuram, one of the avatars of Lord Vishnu, and is the easternmost major pilgrimage site for Hindus in India.

A natural hot spring at Walong.