Kailash Manasarovar Yatra 2018 via Lipulekh Pass: The beginning…

“You get a strange feeling when you’re about to leave a place, like you’ll not only miss the people you love but you’ll miss the person you are now at this time and this place, because you’ll never be this way ever again.” ― Azar Nafisi The quote above summarises my feeling about my travels….

A little elixir and a pinch of salt…the aftermath of the journey ;)

According to the Hindu Mythology, during samudra manthana, the great churn, a container of elixir emerged. And some poison too. The usual enchantment of being in such beautiful places for such a long time was washed off as soon as I hit the workplace floor. The days of being bombarded with work and slogging on things…

Kailash: The 109 th bead :)

This post is the LAST post of a travel recollection from Kailash Mansarovar Yatra 2018 via Lipulekh. For a list of posts in their sequence please refer to the following link: Kailash Mansarovar Yatra : The beginning… Continued from the previous post… This post is my 109 th bead. Like completion of a prayer string…

Kailash: The Why…

This post is part of a travel recollection from Kailash Mansarovar Yatra 2018 via Lipulekh. For a list of posts in their sequence please refer to the following link: Kailash Mansarovar Yatra : The beginning… It was a warm afternoon in Delhi. I was sitting at the lab of Delhi Heart and Lung Institute, a super speciality hospital…

Kailash: Pithoragarh to Delhi via Jageshwar, Bhimtal and back to Kolkata!

This post is part of a travel recollection from Kailash Mansarovar Yatra 2018 via Lipulekh. For a list of posts in their sequence please refer to the following link: Kailash Mansarovar Yatra : The beginning… Continued from the previous post… The distance from Pithoragarh to Delhi is around 500 KMs. That means it would be a need to…

Kailash: Back in the country, Gunji days Part 2 and back to the city

This post is part of a travel recollection from Kailash Mansarovar Yatra 2018 via Lipulekh. For a list of posts in their sequence please refer to the following link: Kailash Mansarovar Yatra : The beginning… Continued from the previous post… The one and a half day at Qugu were spent watching the lake Mansarovar change colours while the…

Kailash Parikrama: Day 3 – ZunzuiPu to Darchen and Qugu : Stay at Mansarovar

This post is part of a travel recollection from Kailash Mansarovar Yatra 2018 via Lipulekh. For a list of posts in their sequence please refer to the following link: Kailash Mansarovar Yatra : The beginning… Continued from the previous post… The next day after reaching ZunzuiPu, we again started early to reach the place where we were to…

Kailash Parikrama: Day 1 – Darchen, yamdwar to Deraphuk

This post is part of a travel recollection from Kailash Mansarovar Yatra 2018 via Lipulekh. For a list of posts in their sequence please refer to the following link: Kailash Mansarovar Yatra : The beginning… Continued from the previous post… Next morning, we were up and running by 9 AM. Food on the Chinese side was basic but…

Kailash: Journey to Nabidhang and Taklakot via Lipulekh

This post is part of a travel recollection from Kailash Mansarovar Yatra 2018 via Lipulekh. For a list of posts in their sequence please refer to the following link: Kailash Mansarovar Yatra : The beginning… Continued from the previous post… We started early from Kalapani for the next stop of Nabidhang, which was the last…

Kailash : Journey to Kalapani

This post is part of a travel recollection from Kailash Mansarovar Yatra 2018 via Lipulekh. For a list of posts in their sequence please refer to the following link: Kailash Mansarovar Yatra : The beginning… Continued from the previous post… So the actual journey started..the one that requires you to walk and tests your endurance, for good. Ladies…

Kailash: The How and some more helpful(?) information

This post is part of a travel recollection from Kailash Mansarovar Yatra 2018 via Lipulekh. For a list of posts in their sequence please refer to the following link: Kailash Mansarovar Yatra : The beginning… …Continued from previous post Since the trip is a long one and will be filled with descriptions from my own memories, it feels like…