The house was full of memorabilia, books, curios that spoke of a life dedicated to understanding and finding out about little known people that had hitherto been ignored. A peek into the life of an anthropologist was what ignited the initial spark. And it was Ashok who then fanned the spark as it was he who told me that I would find the Apatanis interesting. And interested I was.
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Best time to visit Ziro is from December to July
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We also passed Hapoli, which our passengers informed us about. It is the administrative center and had small hotels and schools. Our destination lay further north, towards what was the 'old' Ziro. This 'new' Ziro had been built in the '50s when the 'old' one had started bursting at the seams. But, it was the old one we were interested in; where we would find Mr. Tatu and interact with the Apatanis.