My small-time Himalayan Sojourn : A suitable ending…

At times, the good things are packaged badly, so much so that the bad packaging hides the good things within completely. 🙂 This happened to me off late, regarding the trip to Kedarnath and Badrinath. You could read the details here in Part1 , Part 2 , Part 3  and last but cirtainly not the least Part…

My Small time Himalayan Sojourn : Joshimath, Badrinath and back..

We started for Badrinath after our unsuccessful attempt to reach Kedarnath Temple from Sitapur. We were a bit disheartened due to our previous experience, but nevertheless, looked forward to the rest of the trip. Both Kedarnath and Badrinath being high altitude shrines, remain closed during the winter months. At those times, two places become temporary…

My Small time Himalayan Sojourn: Haridwar revisited

It always appears to me that any old, matured culture of the world strives to make better human beings out of its followers. Someone said, to be wise means, to be able to care for others. One needs to be able to understand the other person’s point of view in order to be able to…