Almora an old house
Sikkim-prayer flags

Dzongri Trek – West Sikkim

13/11/2018 Ashish Kaul 0

West Sikkim Something or the other must dominate in this region. The elements have to battle one another. And yet co-exist. Struggle for supremacy from a particular perspective, and harmonise […]

Hillary & Tenzing

Darjeeling & Mountaineering Ambitions

12/11/2018 Ashish Kaul 0

Ashish Kaul is a travel writer, a landscape and outdoor portrait photographer, a trekker and mountaineer. He has traversed many trails in the Himalayas as well as in the Nilgiris. […]

Trishul-revealed

Chaukori, Uttarakhand – Holiday Haven

09/11/2018 Ashit Narain 1

Travellers look for lesser known and unfrequented destinations that offer a complete break from the daily monotony and pressures of city life. My wife and I were looking for just […]

Himalaya from Binsar

Binsar Forest Retreat

17/10/2018 Romola Butalia 0

Binsar Forest, 30 kms from Almora in the Kumaon Himalayas of Uttarakhand has called me to return again and again for three decades now. My steps have retraced paths there […]

thermals

Paragliding in Himalaya – Paragliding Odyssey

15/10/2018 Mark Wills 0

Will Marks is the author of a novel, “The Highway”, which was published in India in Jun 2004. Here he shares his paragliding experiences. Snow covered mountains ripple down to […]

gurudongmar-in-lake
Ladakh

Ladakh: Compelling Allure and Fascination

12/10/2018 Siddhartha Sen 0

I went to Ladakh last October to recharge my batteries. To my utter surprise, the trip more than replenished my sense of waning cosmic consciousness. It was a soul stirring experience, […]

Mountaineering: Singalila Ridge

01/10/2018 Ashish Kaul 0

The Darjeeling hills were a part of Sikkim till the 18th century, when the Gurkha ambition to establish a trans-Himalayan empire rendered the original inhabitants, the lepchas, almost extinct. Later, […]

river rafting

Rafting: River Runners Pilgrimage – Rafting in Ganga

29/09/2018 Vaibahv Kala 0

Rafting is about nervous anticipation…heart stopping build-ups…meeting the challenge…the thrill of the rapids…the solitude of the calms…sights seen…..experiences shared…..knowledge gained…campfire tales…new found friends. All of it sums up a trip […]