2016 in Travel Writing: 6 Stories I loved tellingFriday, December 30, 2016
1. The abandoned mansions of billionaires - BBC Travel
While most of Shekhawati’s havelis have crumbled and remain abandoned, a small window into the world of these painted mansions is being preserved.
2. India's forgotten African tribe - BBC Travel
Despite being once influential and a part of India’s history for at least the past four centuries or more, an African-origin ethnic tribe of about 20,000 people has been living in near total obscurity in India.
3. Walking With Pythons & Rhinos in the Wild - NatGeo Traveller India
A city slicker lets her guard down in the jungles of Chitwan National Park in Nepal.
4. Munsiyari's elusive Himalayan Charms - Travel+Leisure India & South Asia
Situated at the edge of Johar valley, along the ancient Indo-tibetan salt route, Munsiyari is as remote as it is alluring. Undisturbed oak forests, breathtaking views and virgin waterfalls lay undiscovered till now.
5. A Hippie Commune in the heart of Copenhagen - Live Mint
Christiania, an autonomous commune for decades, is a hippie society in the heart of Denmark’s prim and proper capital.
6. Picking up speed on the snow covered slopes of Switzerland - Indian Express
Wind in your hair and snow at your feet — these are the splendid perks of learning to toboggan on the Swiss slopes of the Bernese Oberland region.
Happy reading!And don't forgot to leave the links to your favorite travel writing from this year in the comments.
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