5 reasons why Hampta Pass is the quintessential moderate Himalayan trek

  “We are sorry to announce that all our Kashmir Great Lakes batches have been cancelled due to the ongoing security issues in the valley”!!!! The mail from Indiahikes was a cruel blow to the dreams that I had been delicately weaving for the past three months, about my pending […]

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The Best Day Trips from London – Part 2 2

A new day..a new beginning..And a new set of destinations.. The last day was hectic indeed. The majestic London night, along with the daylong excursion had taken a toll on the body..but certainly not on the spirits..And why not?? Today was a date planned with the crowning glories of the […]

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The Best Day Trips from London – Part 1 2

Visiting London was not the sole objective of my English trip. I had always dreamt of exploring England in its fullest glory. I had always fantasized of venturing deep into the English heartland to come face to face with its candescent opulence, fabled history, glorious architecture, alluring countryside and the […]

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My Love Affair with Landour… 2

Its 9 am here in Landour and the daily life has begun in its full mayhem. A squirrel is shooting across the road and has disappeared into the bushes. The soothing rays of the sun are finding an arduous task to somehow find a way to penetrate underneath a blanket […]

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European delights: 6 countries you should visit 2

If you’re heading to Europe, you’re in for a treat. There are so many diverse countries, offering up sunny summer holidays, fun-packed weekends in the city, or enough adventure to thrill adrenaline junkies. But the choice can make it difficult to decide where to go first. To make it easier […]

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7 cities of Delhi : Reminiscence of the bygone era 2

  When I think of Delhi I get submerged in its glorious past. I think about the monarchs who were swayed away with its illusionist magnetism..I think about the numerous battles that have been fought for its seizure..I think of the beautiful Muslim architecture sprinkled all across the city that […]

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10 Offbeat Indian destinations you gotta visit in 2017 2

New year..New resolutions..And a new set of intriguing destinations!!! Having just entered 2017, we find ourselves in a perfect position to plan out the year ahead. Destination??? Well, let me help you out on that part.. Here are my 10 picks that I feel should be on the top priority […]

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Roopkund Diaries – Journey to the Mystic Lake 2

  The renowned French novelist, Marcel Proust once said, “The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes.”   There are few experiences that open up not just your eyes and heart, but also your lungs and mind. The trek to the mysterious […]

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Roopkund Diaries : Day 7 – Pathar Nachauni to Lohajung via Wan

DAY 7 : PATHAR NACHAUNI TO LOHAJUNG VIA BEDNI BUGYAL AND WAN TREK : 18 KMS ALTITUDE : 12,818 FT TO 7,662 FT   And so..there we were..Getting into our trekking shoes for one last time. The final day of the trek lay ahead of us, and the feeling was […]

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