In the local dialect, "Apani Dhani" means "Our Hamlet", an affectionate name given to the place by Ramesh C. Jangid, founder of the ecolodge and a pioneer of a form of militant tourism in India, especially in Rajasthan and his own native region of Nawalgarh.
The Thar Desert (aka The Big Indian Desert) is in eastern Rajasthan, to the northwest of India. It doesn't have the mountainous dunes that you find in the Sahara, but they're still impressive and worth a climb.
Lots of travelers attack the Himalayan mountains on two wheels, most of them on old English motorbikes called Royal Enfields. It's one of the best forms of transport for discovering this beautiful but isolated region which is difficult to get around using public transportation.
In the southwest of the country, the state of Kerala is very different from the rest of India. With a much higher proportion of Christians than the rest of the country, and a communist past, Kerala is a fascinating place to discover and talk about.
For a lot of travelers in India, New Delhi is the capital of everything that they need to get away from as quickly as possible. Nevertheless, the town has some wonderful secrets that I would like to share with you.