Darkest Diwali Ever…

Hope life is treating you well. In this part of the world, festive season is in full swing. We will be celebrating Diwali / Dwipavali, the festival of lights day after tomorrow. As I look outside while typing this, I see the houses bedecked with lights, crackers bursting in the night sky, and I try…

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…

Ichhey Gaon (Echay), the place you wished for…

Enter the Himalayas, where nature awaits with her bounty… My love for the Himalayas goes beyond the grand view of snow capped peaks. I love them while the place becomes dreamy with mist and fog, or showers, during autumn when the trees turn all shades of red and brown making everything look more colourful. Even…

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…

Climb up, Dive In and sit still

Funny how some blog headings sound? This one came while quietly contemplating a blog post for all that happened in 2015. Year 2015 has gone, just like another day, a change of calendar. Almost 9 days have gone in this current year, swiftly, like a swish of the wand of a magician. But there is…