Uttarakhand

Solo Girl Traveller Series: Day#2 – Kathgodam to Pithoragarh

With the panoramic view of snow covered mountain ranges, I have my eyes set on Mt. Trishul standing high in the middle of all other mountain peaks. And with the friendly pahadis in my cab, I am having the most enthralling ride till Pitthoragarh. I am also receiving such interesting information on the culture that […]

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Treks

How Brahmatal Trek made me a responsible trekker? #whattopack? #AMS

I was looking forward to moving to places with rich nature, blissful experiences, and no wifi. Because teachers are not always found in classrooms and experiences are not always earned with age. I packed my New Year 2018 getaway by booking Brahmatal Trek with Trek The Himalayas. On December 26, 2017, my sisters and I […]

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Leh-Ladakh

Pangong Tso- The disputed land of fairytales and magic!

Lakes have never appealed me a lot but this one. Pangong Tso is a uniquely attractive salt lake extending across India and China occupied Tibet. This trans-boundary lake stretches over an area of 130 kms, is brackish and is famous for its changing colours. And no kidding, it does carry the hues of blue, green, […]

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Leh-Ladakh

Leh Architecture: Monasteries across Ladakh Valley!

Not writing separately about the monasteries of Ladakh would leave this series incomplete. Monasteries, as I have observed during my stay at Ladakh, are a distinction in Ladakh. Every village, every turn were equipped with monasteries which not only seemed like a religious centre but a place where refugees could be taken by villagers during […]

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Leh-Ladakh

Nubra- Beyond the generality of mountains!

A melancholy realization of having left everything behind or a pleasurable desire to open doors for a new dimension. Yes, that’s what Nubra feels like. Leh-Nubra Valley: 138 kms (5 hours approx.) Nubra is a high altitude desert area in Ladakh, right below the much famous Siachen Glacier. This part of Ladakh experiences mild climatic […]

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