Probing for next hike. I was probing for my next weekend destination. Best way is to browse the travel blogs of various individuals. When you search the Google, you get to see portals of many commercial travel agencies, which are are less use and uninteresting. So I look beyond these top rated web sites. After … Continue reading River that took a magnificent U turn. Boppard Germany.
This is already second week of October. I was restless again. I somehow wanted to do atleast one trek or a hike in the forest before the winter. As usual looked around and zeroed in on Pfälzerwald e. V. Nature Park . This link lands you at a hotel in the edge of the nature … Continue reading Lost in Woods – Pfälzerwald e. V. Nature Park, Germany
Another off the beaten track destination. Chandragutti – Temple, legend, history and ruins of a fort. I wonder how many such lesser known spots are in India. Chandragutti came into limelight in later part of 80s for a rather socially evil practice followed by few section of society, women in particular as a ritual every … Continue reading Chandragutti – Renuka Devi Temple and hike to ruins of fort.
Nature is something which mesmerises one and all. I doubt some one on this planet exists who does not like nature. Well, every one may not jump to venture into deep woods and sleep in the tent and walk miles across the wild at the drop of an hat like me. Same goes with wild … Continue reading Wild Life – Bird Sanctuary – Nature
The Himalayas, form of mountain range Asia separating the plains of the Indian subcontinent from the Tibetan Plateau. The range has many of the Earth’s highest peaks, including the highest, Mount Everest The Himalayas include over fifty mountains exceeding 7,200 m (23,600 ft) in elevation, including ten of the fourteen 8000 metre peaks. The Himalayas are inhabited by 52.7 million people, and are spread across five … Continue reading Himalayan Treks
Preamble By end of year 2013 We were discussing our next trek in 2014. I started researching the the locations. Reading the travel blogs of many others travellers and gaining insight from their experiences. One day wife intervened and said why not Kailash Manas Sarovar. We regularly watch a religious / spiritual TV program on … Continue reading Kailash Manasa Sarovar
Trekking is certainly an wonderful experience. The wonderful experience comes at a cost. Cost of things, cost of fitness, cost of discipline. There are few basic things to carry, basic rules & behaviour to follow. Things to Carry : Once the trekking destination is known, one can list down the things to carry. Here is … Continue reading Checklist and DO’s, DON’Ts
Once a while one must break free from the routine, monotonous day today activities, freak out to an unknown, some where close to nature, lush green, white snow, mighty mountain, crystal clear river and cleanse yourself. Well, the first quote above is not mine, but I liked. Other statement is mine, and I am sure … Continue reading Sarpass Trek – Himalayan Beauty and adventure
I landed here by error. Plan was to visit a water fall near to Tambdi Surla Shri Mahadev Temple, after visiting Tambdi surla Temple. I had told the cab driver the same. He nodded with confidence. I took it on the face value. I did not cross check. Doodh Sagar water fall is another popular … Continue reading Doodh Sagar Water Fall, Goa
Jan 26th is India Republic day. I never have missed watching Parade for many many years. This time I missed. It was long weekend hence I planned a short trek. Nag Tibba was already on my radar. If you have only three days chutti and if you are in & around National Capital Region (NCR), … Continue reading Nag Tibba Trek – 26th Jan 2018
There was a loooong weekend – five days including Saturday and Sunday. But this was Deepaawali time. Yet we decided to freak out to some dreamy place. We means – myself and my beloved wife. I should have planned well in advance. (to save few bucks on ticket). Nevertheless do it now I said and … Continue reading Sikkim the wonder – Kanchenjunga and Tsomgo lake. Missed Nathu La by few km.
I went on a Himalayan trek during first week of April this year, with my regular friends. The destination was Tungnath and Chandrashila in Uttarakhand, at an approximate height of 12000 ft. Base camp is a small village called Saari, about 220 km from Rishikesh. Saari – Deoriatal – Rohini Bugyal – Chopta – Tungnath … Continue reading Blue Sky, Lush Green, Fresh Chilled Air – Huge snow fall. Tunganath trek.