Wednesday, December 12, 2018
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A time lapse video featuring some of the landmarks of Kathmandu Valley. The film is made up of over 20,000 individual photos threaded together that were taken over a course of about 3 months! Isn't this beautiful and makes you want to go to Nepal?!
"Landscapes have a language of their own, expressing the soul of the things, lofty or humble, which constitute them, from the mighty peaks to the smallest of the tiny flowers hidden in the meadow's grass." - Alexandra David Néel   For the complete set of pictures from my trek to Dayara Bugyal in the last week of October 2014, please visit: Dayara...
“Summer is gone with all its infinite wealth, and still nature is genial to man. Though he no longer bathes in the stream, or reclines on the bank, or plucks berries on the hills, still he beholds the same inaccessible beauty around him.” – Henry David Thoreau. Most would be surprised, but trekking in the Indian Himalayas can be an...
This is a lovely little hike if you want to walk among ancient forests and see plenty of bird life without expending too much time or energy. Rabangla is located on the ridge between Mainom (3,230m) and Tendong (2,590m) peaks. It has a scrub forest, which is home to a number of Himalayan birds, including the verditer flycatcher, bluefronted...
For a complete set of pictures from my trek to Kareri Lake in June 2014, please visit: Kareri Lake Trek Pics While most tourists in Dharamshala / McLeodganj flock to Triund for a short hike, Kareri Lake is a charming  destination relatively unknown to most of them which can easily be wrapped up in less than 3 days. Within last one year, I...
Note: I undertook this trek thrice- 16th to 18th August, 2012, 28th September to 1st October 2012 and 29th to 31st December 2013. First time around, I had gone solo, relying on public transport while the second and third time, me and a friend had taken our own car. I have tried to pen down the experiences and information...
“You mean Hampta Pass trek?” “No. Hamta Circle trek.” “I have never heard of it. What is it? Ok. Let’s do it. ” Introducing the Younger Sibling That was the first time I heard about this lesser known trek near Manali. Often overshadowed by its glamorous elder sister, Hampta Pass Trek, the Hamta Circle (as is often true amongst siblings too) is often confused...
Please visit Chandrakhani Pass Trek for pictures from my trek to Chandrakhani Pass in November, 2012.   Come November, I knew I had to go for another trek in the Himalayas. Among the options that I considered, Chandrakhani Trek stood out for various reasons. October end onwards and specifically in November, high altitude passes start receiving their first bout of snowfall. But there were many...
Spiti Valley - A world within a world! Are you planning to push yourself to the extremes, and travel to Spiti Valley? If yes, then you can thank me after experiencing the most enthralling trip of your life. To plan a trip to Spiti Valley, you need to know a lot of things. I will try to address most of these in...
“We live in a world that is full of beauty, charm and adventure. There is no end to the adventures we can have if only we seek them with our eyes open.” – Jawaharlal Nehru   Beas Kund is one of the most ideal short treks one can undertake to enjoy the grandeur of Himalayan trekking. You don’t just get to...

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