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 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 : 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…

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…