My Wish To Thank The Todas For Sharing Heritage. A Memorable Trip To The Nilgiri Hills – India. End-April 2011

Geeta Chhabra trekking in India through the Nilgiri’s forest land, on way to a Toda settlement, near Coonoor.
Noble people of the noble soil! Geeta Chhabra seated with a Toda clan in the natural pristine settings of a Toda village in the Nilgiri Hills (India).
The spottlight on the Toda dance! Geeta Chhabra watching the Toda men and woman dancing.
Historically we are all linked! From Left to Right - Sudamalli, wife of a Toda Chief, Geeta Chhabra, Kalta Kuttan (Toda Chief), K.H. Brijesh (Resident Manager of Destiny Farmstay in Avalanche, near Ooty).
Straight from the hives! The tasting of purest, fresh honey! Geeta Chhabra in the Nilgiri Range with two members of a Toda clan who fetched the honey.
At the Clan-Residing-Bow-and-Arrow Toda Ceremony, near Ooty. From Left to Right - Geeta Chhabra with Toda groom Kasthey Kuttan, Toda bride Kejendra Poof, and groom’s mother Vasamalli Kuttan who is the only Toda woman amongst the Toda clans to have received a degree in M.A (Sociology).