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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 4

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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Fatehpur Sikri – My ‘Mulaqat’ with Akbar’s ‘14 year Capital’.. 5

The great Jalal ud-din Akbar is considered one of the greatest and accomplished rulers ever to have ruled India. The basis of this conception is not only limited to his military accomplishments, but also for his vision for the overall social and cultural uplifment of the country. One of the […]

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6 great monasteries of Sikkim & Darjeeling you shouldn’t miss!!! 2

I have always considered the great religion of Buddhism as a source of knowledge and self realization. The Buddhist monasteries have a certain sense of allure and mystery, that not only captivate your imagination, but also create a surrounding that harmonizes your thought process to its core.. During my visit […]

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Pelling : Attractions and beyond…. 1

Pelling, according to me, can be described as the ‘Soul of Sikkim’. The sleepy little town, surrounded by thick alpine vegetation, and numerous waterfalls, possesses  a certain charm that gives it its own unique identity. The mighty Kanchenjunga, in close vicinity, keeps a constant vigil on the town, as if […]

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