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
I was itching to go on my photography walk again. I seem to have finished almost all historical places in and around Delhi, Gurgaon. I still looked around and found one – Tughlakabad Fort. It is all in ruins now though. This also gives me opportunity to peek back in time and understand a bit … Continue reading Tughlakabad Fort, ruins, Delhi
For quite some time I was planning to visit Chattarpur Temple. The location is not far off from my house in Gurugrama. Just 14, 15 km. Very close to Qutub Minar too. (4 km) in Mehruli, south of Delhi. Just 12 km from Delhi Airport. So last Sunday morning I made it. It is a … Continue reading Chattarpur Temple or Adya katyayani Shaktipeeth, Delhi
Kutub Minar is one of main tourist spots in Delhi. Last weekend I went early in the morning. As usual I ” researched” the place, read umpteen number of blogs, wikipedia and gathered many information. I want to write less and show more pictures, some of them are less photographed. However Let me write some … Continue reading Monuments of Delhi – Kutub Minar
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.
It is monsoon in Gurgaon. Of course No match to my beloved native place far off in south. It is humid no doubt, but this rain brings down the temperature hence some solace.. Yet this is the time when the green becomes lush green and rain settles the dust. Time to roam around in some … Continue reading Tiny Wonders of nature at Aravali Bio Diversity park at Vasant kunj, Delhi.
Myself with my wife Geeta and son Prithvi visited Sri Dwarakadheesh in first week of May 2016. It was a long pending, well deserved visit. Location of Dwarakadheesh:It is about 450 km from Ahmadabad airport in state of Gujrat in India. Over night journey by bus. Online booking is possible. It is about 250 km … Continue reading Sri Krishna Darshana at Dwaraka and Sri Somnatheshwara at Somnath
This weekend is long again. I decided to venture out – this time outskirts of Delhi, quite far from place where I lived. Yamuna Bio Diversity park. I knew this is not season for birds. However I wanted to walk around the green and spot some birds. Location : 50 km from Gurgaon in Haryana. … Continue reading Long week end – Yamuna Bio Diversity park.
I spent last two weeks in Vevey, Switzerland on an official training course at our International center. Winter time. Winter was yet to be in full stream. Snow was about to start. It was quite chilled & cloudy though. Some days during noon it was sunny and beautiful. As usual it was all fine, neat, … Continue reading Beginning of Winter in Switzerland and Ray of hope in India
In Feb this year, we (me and my wife) decided to chill out. After weighing a lot of options, we chose Dharmashala. We managed to get a room booked through some friendly contact. BTW “Ardhaangi” means wife. Location : About 475 km from Delhi. Connectivity : Flight Delhi. Nearest airport is Gaggal, 13 km … Continue reading Chill out in Februvary – with Ardhaangi – Dharmashala in Himachal Pradesh.