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South Asia

Arati Kumar-Rao, Environmental writer and Photographer

Her portraits, while beautifully cinematic in quality, document the degradation and exploitation of the land around us. Environmental writer and photographer Arati Kumar-Rao lays bare the ‘slow violence’ being inflicted on the South Asian biosphere, as she takes Verve on an a journey through her immersive travels...
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Sri Lanka

We discover the path less travelled, checking out some of the country’s hidden sanctuaries
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Bhutan, Kingdom of Bhutan, South Asia, located at the eastern end of the Himalayas

The Happy Kingdom

Text by Malvika Sah.

Cradled by the towering Himalayas, the kingdom of Bhutan is full of unique experiences, mystical legends and traditional surprises at the end of every winding turn. Officially inhabited by the happiest souls in the world, the magical land of the thundering dragon is full of picture perfect scenic beauty all around. Malvika Sah sets off on this rough ride and comes back asking for more
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