Story nights with the elders of the Hills of Darjeeling, Sikkim and Dooars (North Bengal).
***** Notice : The dates of this plan can be customized anytime as per the convenience of the group because we have decided to make this an ongoing trip ****************
“Stories build the world”, isn’t it so true? Even the greatest people of this world were inspired by some stories before they built their own. The bed-time stories recited by the elder members in the family always fascinated your aspirations. It inspired you, motivated you and overall helped you to nurture your dreams. So why not relive the thrilling nighttime hours in the company of those who have seen the world change dramatically
along with the stories?
Every story writer is first and foremost a story lover. This will take you on a 10 day-journey to explore the extreme remoteness of North Bengal and Bhutan. You will be travelling with writers from various countries around the world. This will be a great opportunity for you to share your writing experiences with different cultures and traditions. Whether you are a spiritual writer, children’s story book writer, horror writer, humor or any other genre, this will be an opportunity to get inspired one way or the other by hearing stories finding inspiration and joy in the beauty of nature. We will escort you to the remote villages adjacent to the foot hills of the Himalaya and the dense natural forest of north Bengal that always have unveiled mysteries in forms of stories. The story tellers are among the oldest people in their villages and will be sharing their life experiences through stories. It is not just a travel plan for you but a philanthropy act where you can truly contribute towards the promotion of these backward villages through your writings. This way you would also be helping these perishing tribes to fight with the problem of counter -urbanization that is erasing the true existence of such tribes. ” Help these communities to fight with the problem of their perishing identity due to the fast growing change of Modern Society”
So please find the plan below:
No of days: 10 Days
Provisional dates: ***** Notice : The dates of this plan can be customized anytime as per the convenience of the group because we have decided to make this an ongoing trip ****************
Destinations to cover:
giving some of the best picturesque glimpses of Teesta River flowing through the mountains dividing the territory of Sikkim and West Bengal. It is the best place for writers to enjoy the solitude of nature and get inspired by the its serenade. The trees laden with oranges, the fish pond, and the meditation tree house are some of the natural amenities that will certainly rejuvenate your creativity.
Silk Route Villages:
Pedong is a small town that speaks the legendary marks left by history when the renowned trade route of Asia, the Silk-Route, ran to its full length. The town still has the stories of traders traveling all the way from Tibet, China, Turkey and all such places on their pony, where their journey were retold in stories to fascinate their family members. Some old people still recollect memories of those days and will share with you their own personal experiences of the oldest trading route passing through the heart their present town.
the Himalayas, the place will certainly mesmerize the writer’s soul which is in you.
The Itinerary and Group Membership Fee:
with local cuisines made with garden fresh fruits and vegetables.
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The Philanthropy Travel Part :
The 10 percant of your tariff cost will kept as corpus funds during the travel so in every village an individual sponsor ship or donation can be made in your name which will be directly monitored or chosen by you. The types of sponsorship or donation can be as follows:
1. Sponsorship of a tribal child for his education for 1 year
2. Sponsorship of a fund for helping the tribal artisans to purchase their tools and implements.
3. Sponsorship of widow tribal women to help her economic condition.
4. Help to contribute for capital requirement for tribal farmers or skilled people to start their small business.
5. Your own encountered reason for sponsorship while travelling in the villages.