Category Archives: Travelogues

Kibber: My First Encounter with Acute Mountain Sickness

So, the car started soon and rushed past the famous Key Monastery in no time. But as it did so, I was beginning to feel a little awkward, so [...]

Hemkund Sahib: Slippery Trek, Emerald Lake

It was foggy and cold but the exhaustion went away the moment we caught a glimpse of the emerald green lake by the side of the Gurudwara Hem [...]

Eran: A Porcine Nostalgia

The archaelogical ste of Eran is now a small, rectangular plot with a few surviving statues and parts of temples, mostly from the Gupta era [...]

Dhankar: Shadow Magic

A trip to Dhankar village and its 1000 year monastery that turned into a trek due to non-availability of transport. [...]

Tabo: That Museum in the Cold Desert

It looked like a set of mundane huts, barely standing there, braving the assaults of time and harsh weather of the cold desert. However, as [...]

#60DaysOfSummer Round-up: 10 Observations

So, the #60DaysOfSummer in Himachal are technically over. I did it slowly, taking ample breaks in between more intense activities and stayin [...]

Pangi Valley: Postcards from the Last Frontier

The Pangi Valley in Himachal Pradesh still remains secluded, unknown, and ignored even at the face of tourism boom. I want it to remain so b [...]

The Sach Pass Shramdaan and hitchhiking on an ambulance

I recount this experience not to show what an adventure I had but to depict the daily struggles of the HRTC drivers on difficult roads like [...]

Mechuka: Not That Far Yet Too Far

Mechuka in Arunachal Pradesh is situated near the Chinese border and is one of the farthest destinations in India being groomed as a tourist [...]

Roerich Estate: A Cinephile in a Art Gallery

I don’t exactly remember when I first came across the name of Nicholas Roerich. In all probability, I worked it backwards from Devika Rani [...]

Shoja to Jalori Pass: Slopes of Iris

The area around Shoja and Jalori Pass blooms with delightful Iris flowers in the month of June. Time it well to experience these magical vie [...]

Cheni Kothi: The Two Towers

Cheni Kothi, or Chaini Kothi is a small village near Jibhi, known for an ancient fort like structure. Although it is called a fort, to me th [...]
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