Redefining Remoteness : Secret Places… Continued

I must first thank everyone for the resounding success of the idea of not naming the destination, in an earlier blog post. The Dilemma of Responsible Travel : Secret Villages in the Himalayas There is so much positivity in your heart and it was heartening to (a) read the comments, (b) be told in person,…

Romancing the monsoon in Corbett

The air was heavy in anticipation of the much awaited monsoon that was supposed to be knocking on our doors. I was in the foothills of the Himalayas in the the quaint village of Dhikuli. We waited with bated breath for some respite from the balmy, almost unbearable weather. The mountains were shrouded in a cloak…

Reminiscences from a two day snowfall

Much ado has been made about having a ‘bucket list.’ The moment you tell someone about a lovely experience you had on your unplanned holiday, it goes straight into their bucket list. Let me tell you very frankly, as human beings our greatest memories are not of places, but rather of the time we had, the happiness…