❤︎ हिमालय – The Himalayas ❤︎ 

She leaves a tiny part of her heart everywhere she travels. And memories from the places fill up the void in her heart and soul

Quoted

For the love of mountains, roads, travel and more….

Mountain Bliss

A mere look at this picture from a visit to the beloved Himalayan mountains many moons ago, fills my soul with unexplainable peace & innumerable joyful memories, even today.

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People and Places, East Sikkim

An incessant talker Amma, stops by my room, every morning – next to which is her garden. Even at over 80years, she is very active and I see her working…

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Driving into the Clouds

This tranquil road in North Sikkim leads to Gurudongmar Lake – one of the highest lakes in the world. Sikkim is very special to me for one too many reasons.

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Nature in Timelapse

I want to be somewhere, where the clouds float by as I lay staring at the sky, grass blades swaying gently in the cool breeze. Where time goes by, slowly,…

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Rustic Bagori Village of Uttarakhand

“Would you like to buy some handmade woolen items?” She called out, as I strolled the tiny Buddhist village of Bagori near Harshil. Most houses around me were beautiful, old,…

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Top Three Himalayan Campsites

Though I love everything about trekking in the Himalayas (esp.), I also look forward to the campsite where I’m going to spend time, resting, walking around, eating, star gazing, sometimes…

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Stunning Lakes of Kashmir

Kashmir Great Lakes trek is one of my favorite treks – for one too many reasons. The beauty of Kashmir needs no introduction, but these gorgeous lakes high up in…

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Lesser golden emperor moth in sohra meghalaya

Lesser Golden Emperor Moth in Sohra

Lesser Golden Emperor – what a royal name! I thought. I was in a small village somewhere in Sohra, also known as Cherrapunji – an extraordinarily gorgeous town full of tall waterfalls, sprawling hills, and verdant valleys.

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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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Hongs of Phang Nga Bay, Thailand

The passages/gaps or cave-like structures around the towering limestone walls in the Phang Nga bay are called ‘hongs’ (meaning ‘rooms’ in Thai) and are best explored on kayaks and glass-bottom boats.

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Mountain Roads

Mountain roads, like bookmarks between the pages of a beautiful book that travel is…

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Rishikesh Vibes

Rishikesh in Uttarakhand indeed is a vibrant city, with an incredible blend of culture, spirituality, adventure, beauty. Nestled on the banks of mighty Ganga and surrounded by Himalayan mountains…

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Things I Miss

A little list of ‘things that I miss’, not in any order, and definitely none less than the others. Read along the little stories about them.

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Walking on the Edge of Meru Glacier

Traversing the Meru Glacier in itself is extremely challenging and adventurous feat that needs skill, and time. We had simply set out to scale as close as safely possible to the Meru Glacier this day.

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Flying Jewels of Garbhanga Forest

Nestled at the Assam-Meghalaya border and enriched by the adjoining forests and hills of Meghalaya, the Garbhanga reserve forest is home to plenty of butterflies, birds and animals.

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Mount Shivling

The Handsome Mount Shivling

After an almost incessant snowfall the previous night, we woke up to a beautiful clear day. And there it was, the stunning mount Shivling standing tall in its full glory!

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Pondicherry: Old Port and Pier

“Only fishermen are allowed on the Pier”, one of two lady Constables who were patrolling the area told me. I had asked them if I could walk on the pier.…

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Sunrise on Pamban Island

There was just a hint of light in the dark skies at the early hours of dawn. But places such as these are always buzzing with people, that time too,…

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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…

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Himalayan Wilderness

Gaumukh – the snout of the Gangotri Glacier, and the source of river Ganga or the Ganges, deep inside the Gangotri National Park in Uttarakhand. It once resembled the snout…

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Hello Autumn

The clouds tired of raining, drift leisurely across the mountains, into the sky

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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…

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treasures of the seas at puducherry

Pondicherry, and the Treasures of the Seas

But just before Pondicherry, there’s a sleepy little, fishermen village. Just a few kilometres before a famous touristy place, yet, secluded in its own way and keeping some beautiful secrets

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