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 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….

Kailash: First leg: Some musical moments and pahadi khatirdaari

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 We started at around 5:30 AM from Delhi for the epic trip that it was, the…

Kailash : On the sideline, the Golu Devta Temple

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… I wanted to visit this temple for quite a while. And it has got NOTHING to do with…

The tale of a single shot…

No , this is not about photography. I am not fit for providing any advice on that, infact, I am so bad at it that I consider photography not entirely my cup of tea. But that changed to some extent in recent past. I had a precious opportunity to take a long and hard look…

Dooars:Bindu , Santhalikhola , Rocky Island

And the name is Joldhaka 🙂 One of the four predominant rivers that flows in North Bengal. The other three being Teesta, Torsha and Raidaak. Bindu is the last village on Indian side before Bhutan.  It also has a dam on the river Jaldhaka. The dam is used to control water flow to Jaldhaka Hydel…

Dooars: Murti, Jhalong and Bindu

After the failed attempt at Gorumara, we started on our way to see some other places. The proposed itinerary told us that it was going to be a long day. Our cars proceeded through beautiful roads through the jungle. We stopped at Murti. While crossing Murti bridge, we stopped our cars and heard the splash…

Dooars: The mystery beyond

By now, you can guess the destination I spoke about in my previous post. It was indeed, Dooars. It acts, in fact as the door to the hilly regions situated at the North and north east of India. This place offers access to Bhutan and the western Himalayas as well. You stumble upon beautiful and often…