The Shakti Village Experience, India

Me and the Mountain

Shakti is a company operating in the Himalayan region of India.  In 2004 it  introduced what it calls – and not without good reason – ‘the village experience.’ To reach out-of-the-way monasteries and villages, you trek, river raft, or go by vehicle through breathtaking landscape. The ‘experience’ takes you to various regions, whether it is […]

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Micato Safaris

Jane Pinto at Library Dedication

On A World Different we have, until now, focused mostly on lodges and hotels and camps that make a difference to the world, but there are others in the travel industry that do it too. For instance, Micato Safaris, a company based in New York and specializing in luxury trips to Africa and India. Owned […]

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Tours by Street Kids, India

This is one tour you won’t find in the guide books. The Salaam Baalak Trust in New Delhi offers an alternative to a traditional visit to the city – you are led through its streets by children who live there.  According to UNICEF, India has the highest number of undernourished children in the world, 57 […]

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