“8 million people in Delhi live in the slums,” Ravi Kumar tells us as we make our way through the narrow alleys of the Sanjay Colony slum area. “The slum is spread across 25 acres and it came up sometime in the 1980s.” Continue reading “Meet Ravi Kumar, The 19-Year-Old Who Walks You Through Delhi’s Slums!”
Other than the fact that the walkers have to take a Delhi metro to participate, not much else is sacrosanct about a #DelhibyMetro Walk. Of course it’s not completely random. We do start with an objective and destination. We do a decent amount of research. We have a planned itinerary, till the walk begins! At which point, we tend to go where the road takes us… Continue reading “A Sunday Walk With Dilli Meri Jaan”
While pursuing his Master’s degree, Tajinder Chaudhry worked on a project on providing specialised tours to the Taj Mahal in India for the differently-abled. Continue reading “Looking For An Inclusive Holiday? Here Are Our Top Picks From India…”
My husband, Daniel Weber, and I love to travel. We love discovering new places and have an aversion to crowded touristy spaces. We also have different needs for travel and we are both required to travel a lot for our work. I have loved the outdoors since I was a child and would love to escape to the frozen lakes in our neighbourhood in Ontario for a game of hockey with the guys. My family did not have too much money but we would always find some way to head out for celebrations. My parents were very supportive and respected my decisions. They taught me to take responsibility for my actions. If I made a mistake, they would stand by me but I always knew that I would have to deal with it.
Green The Map is a fair trade and upcycling arm of one of the leading not-for-profit organisation of India, Swechha.
The biggest challenge that the deaf community – not “deaf and dumb”, just deaf – faces in India is communication. Statistics show that there are 18 million deaf people in India and only 250 interpreters. This means that there is only 1 interpreter for 72,000 people.
I travel a lot, for work but also for pleasure. I find it easy to blend with a variety of people which has helped me in my work as well, as I have landed significantly different roles in all the films that I have done so far. Continue reading “I Love To Travel Local, Says Radhika Apte”