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.
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
Unchalli Water Fall Location : A beautiful roaring water fall in the middle of dense forest near Sirsi, Karnataka. The spot is about 35 km from Sirsi in Uttara Kannada District in Karnataka, a southern state. Sirsi is about 400 km from Bangalore. River Aghanashini drops down about 116 mtr in to steep valley. It … Continue reading Unchalli Water Fall, Yana Rocks and Vibhuti Water fall.
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
I do not have any leave left with me. I still wanted to go on a trek this year some how. I almost became restless for not being able to trek in the lush green woods. Only way was to use weekend or long weekend. I hit upon https://indiahikes.com/ portal, which offered weekend treks. One … Continue reading Week-end Trek to Parashar Lake.
This August we set out for trek again. My friends from my village joined me at Gurgaon. We reached our basecamp Rishikesh. Rishikesh is overnight bus journey from Delhi. We were 27 people from different parts of India, different age group and mix of men, women, boy and girls. The whole trek consisted of Valley … Continue reading Vally of Flowers, Hemkund Sahib, Badrinath
My friend from my village one day called me some time in April 2012. It is not new that he calls me up or I call him up once a while. We are friends for many many years, since childhood. This call was different, which would open up a new life style altogether for me. … Continue reading Himalayan Trek – Saurkundi