The Valley After The Flowers

In September the Valley of Flowers National Park starts drying up. But clear skies can offer good views of the Nanda Devi and other peaks.

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Beatles Ashram: Graffitis Across the Ganges

Beatles Ashram (Maharishi Mahesh Yogi Ashram) in Rishikesh is the place where The Beatles spent several months, composed many songs, and explored spirituality. It was later abandoned and forgotten for three decades. However, Beatlemaniac artists kept sneaking in and painting the walls.

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Valley of Flowers Redux

It’s been a year and a half since I visited the Valley of Flowers in Uttarakhand but I still can’t get over it.

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Valley of Flowers: Into No Man’s Land

Valley of Flowers (Uttarakhand) blossoms every summer for a few weeks only. But it is a Himalayan trek that you should do at least once in your lifetime. Here I am describing my journey for the benefit of future backpackers.

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