Penny's Travels

The Hornbill Festival – Nagaland & North-East India. Dec 2017

Every year, The Travel Writers offers an opportunity for likeminded photographers to join us in traveling to interesting and “off the beaten track” destinations.
This year we are heading to the Hornbill Festival and North-East India from Dec 02-10, 2017 with photographer Shankar Subramanian and Mirza Zulfiqur Rahman (North-East India Expert & Tour Lead) The Hornbill festival celebrates the gathering of 16 tribes for a week of traditional dance, crafts, sports, food fairs, games and ceremonies. The tour, from Darter Photography, includes visits to the most colourful festival of the North East in Nagaland, interaction and photography with aboriginal people, witnessing and photographing Vaishnavite monastic culture at Majuli and a stopover at Kaziranga National Park.
The tour price for the trip is:
“Land Only” Rs.68,850. (which is approx.USD $1,000) A single room supplement is available at an extra cost.
If you are interested in traveling to Nagaland and North East India then check out the itinerary and contact Darter Photography via their website.


About Penny Frederiksen

Penny enjoys writing for a variety of blogs and magazines where she hopes to inspire readers to travel and explore the world. She is a regular contributor to publications in Russia, The United Kingdom, and South East Asia. Penny lives in rural Australia and her love affair with travel and photography started at a very young age..the National Geographic Magazines at her local dentist! ” I loved the wonderful stories and photographs – they brought history and culture alive.” Penny’s independent, solo travel started about 10 years ago when she realized all her friends had no interest in photography and getting into the backstreets and villages of Asia. She enjoys traveling to exotic locations each year both on photography tours and by herself, showing other women that with planning and confidence, they too can visit worldly destinations on their own. Some of her most recent destinations include Sri Lanka, Cambodia, Vietnam, UAE, Turkey, India, Nepal, and Myanmar. “Travel makes me step outside my comfort zone and get a better perspective of the world around me”

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