The Weekend Artist
July 21, 2017 Weekend Getaway to Andretta a potter's village

Andretta: How a couple has made this Himalayan hamlet a potters’ village

About 30 km from McLeodgunj, there’s a potter’s village — it’s called Andretta — when a friend gave me this piece of information just ahead of my planned weekend getaway to the land of the Dalai Lama, I quickly grabbed a tissue paper and noted down the name — Village ANDRETTA. But when we started […]

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January 2, 2017 White water rafting in the Ganges

Cliff jump and white water rafting in the Ganges

WHILE starting for Rishikesh on December 30 to spend the New Year’s eve on the banks of the Ganges, I had made a secret resolution: to overcome my fear of height and to an extent, water. But when we checked into Ganga Vatika, the cosy villa located in the Himalayan foothills, the warm host — an […]

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