Big-little Stories

There’s something beautiful about dainty things, like the delicate and lovely wildflowers. Freedom, peace, beauty and a riot of colours.

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Gurudongmar Lake, North Sikkim

Travel holds surprises for you and makes you do unplanned and unexpected things – have you experienced this? On almost all of the treks that I have been to, I have at least one crazy story to tell.

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Hongs of Phang Nga Bay, Thailand

Thailand was the first ever international destination I traveled to. Though I enjoyed every bit of the week-long trip, I often feel there’s so much that I left out on seeing, doing, visiting. Because, of course, one week is never enough time to truly explore a place… no complains though 🙂

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Pretty Scenes from Majuli – the River Island on Brahmaputra

Pretty scenes from Majuli, #1

The tiny river island Majuli on Brahmaputra in Assam is a true beauty, and not just in terms of nature, but also it’s people and the many age-old stories depicting the interesting culture and traditions of Assam.

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Missing the Mountains on International Mountain Day

Celebrating the International Mountain Day by learning and updating myself with a bit more about them. This year’s theme for the Mountain Day is Mountain Biodiversity. If you too are interested to know/learn more, check this piece on UN page

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Harshil to Mukhba: A Leisure Hike

Though at first I thought of walking from Harshil to Mukhba village – the winter abode of Ganga ji from the shrine at Gangotri, I didn’t. The tiny village of Mukhba is about 3ish km from Harshil – the charming Himalayan valley by the banks of Bhagirathi.

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Autumn Colours

“Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower.”
― Albert Camus

Such pretty season autumn is, too bad that we don’t experience it as much here in India except for the Himalayan regions up north. I remember traveling to those places (Ah! the good old days when we could travel to our heart’s content!) around the fall season and watching the leaves change their colours. And swaying and dancing in the breeze, bright and beautiful, and falling on the ground as if falling in love with the earth.

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