Photo story of spring by the Naini Lake in Nainital. Peach blossoms (most people think they are cherry blossoms) in March in Nainital.
Adventure in Ladakh in Winter, going from Nyoma village to Chumathang in end of December. Frozen Indus river in Chumathang. Heated guest house with natural hot water springs. Wooden bridge over the frozen Indus river. Relaxing stay even though it was very cold outside.
Tsaga village to Loma Bend Check Post in winter in Ladakh; waiting at Loma Bend and being helped by Indian Army for lunch. Reach Nyoma village and stay at a homestay for the night. Chumathang next day.
Darjeeling in the monsoon, foggy, rainy and misty. Walks from Darjeeling to Jorebungalow and Ghoom. Darjeeling Himalayan Railway. Monasteries in Darjeeling. Churches in Darjeeling. Homestay in Darjeeling. Slow travel experience.
Experience of living in Kasar Devi, when we are renting a cottage here in the jungle and the descriptions of work and experiences of nature.
Spending 4 days exploring offbeat Sitlakhet at Nayalap in Kumaon. Walks and treks Syahi Devi Temple. Ranikhet Cantt. and heritage walk in Ranikhet. Kumaoni Food.
Hitchhiking from Durbuk village to reach Merak village on the banks of Pangong Tso in December.
2-3 days trek to Lapah village, Sara Lake, Shumga and returning from Shangarh
Getting an Inner-Line Permit in Dimapur. Travelling from Dimapur to Kohima by shared taxi and exploring Kohima during Hornbill Festival.
The first snows in the mid-reaches of Kullu Valley were forecast around 15-18 January. I, along-with 3 of my friends had made a flexible plan to explore some villages and enjoy the fresh snow as we did so and Shangarh had turned out to be first on our wish-list of places to see shrouded in…
On my first visit to the tiny erstwhile Himalayan Kingdom of Sikkim, back in the early 2010s – I had stumbled upon this word called ‘Dzongu’. It sounded very mysterious and romantic. This first Sikkim trip was with the family and we had a sort-of fixed program for 10 days where we were going around…
After spending a peaceful couple of days in a remote paradise close to Great Himalayan National Park (GHNP) in Sainj Valley and attending the Deori village festival, I along with a friend wanted to explore a Sharchi village (Pronounced Sharchi, although the post office denotes it as Sarchi) which had eluded me 2 times on…