articles by Ankita Kumar and Sharanya Iyer

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Caravan Chronicles: Finding a lake, resilient people and fellow van travellers in Sikkim's Khecheopalri

In the third leg of their journey, Ankita Kumar and Sharanya Iyer, the duo that make up Caravan Chronicles, visit Khecheopalri Lake — a lake which is said to have mystical stories connected to it. The memorable part, however, was meeting people who lived in the village above the lake, whose lives were marked by resilience and affection

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Caravan Chronicles: In Sikkim's Okhrey, lessons in making rhododendron wine and taking life as it comes

Ankita Kumar and Sharanya Iyer, the duo who make up Caravan Chronicles, learn to pick rhododendron flowers and turn them into wine in Sikkim's Okhrey, during their second week in the state

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Caravan Chronicles: From Ravangla's Buddha Park to a sacred lake, soaking in Sikkim's diverse experiences

In the first leg of the Caravan Chronicles journey through Sikkim, conversations with workers at a tea garden and the mesmerising experience of watching fish and flags at the sacred lake near the Doling monastery

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Caravan Chronicles: A month-long journey through Sikkim's towns and villages, with a new home-on-wheels

Caravan Chronicles' Season Two is the story of two travellers, Ankita Kumar and Sharanya Iyer, as they spend 30 days in a van, caravanning their days through Sikkim.