Yearly Archives: 2016


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 : Day 5 – Pathar Nachauni to Bhagwabasa via Kalu Vinayak

DAY 5 – PATHAR NACHAUNI TO BHAGWABASA VIA KALU VINAYAK TREK – 4 KMS ALTITUDE – 12,818 FT TO 14,117 FT   Sitting on a rock near my tent, I was watching one of the most beautiful sunrises..the rays kissing the dew laden grass..giving the much needed warmth, not only […]

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Roopkund Diaries : Day 4 – Ali Bugyal to Pathar Nachauni via Bedni Bugyal and Ghora Lotani

DAY 4 : ALI BUGYAL TO PATHAR NACHAUNI VIA BEDNI BUGYAL AND GHORA LAUTANI TREK : 7 KMS ALTITUDE : 11320 FT TO 12,818 FT “Today’s the easiest day of Roopkund trek”, announced Hardik, our trek leader, to the amaze of the entire group. We had to hike a decent […]

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Roopkund Diaries : Day 1 – Kathgodam to Lohajung 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 skeletal lake […]

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My Top 7 Scotland Experiences 4

  Scotland was sheer magic… Apart from the famed scenic vistas and the Baronial architecture, what really grabbed my attention was the sense of mystery that had wrapped the entire landscape. Be it those piercing silhouettes of the bagpipes or the haunting sights of its misty highlands, the country kept […]

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