Author: Divsi

Life on Lakes in Srinagar Kashmir

Jaan bhai’s decorated shikara cruised at a soothingly slow pace in the still waters of Nigeen lake in Srinagar. In pin drop silence, the blue heart-shaped oars lashed against the waters at…
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The Magic Of Ladakh: Land of High Passes

“So what has been your most magical moment in Ladakh?” ,S asks me as we sit by the gurgling stream on a cold night in Tso Moriri. It is a…
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Tree Appreciation Walk in Mumbai

When was the last time you hugged a tree?  Not in a forest. But in a city? When was the last time you stood under it? Not merely for shade,…
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The Paradise Called Yumthang Valley

The Apple blossom tree was drenched. Mist curled over the mountains in Lachung and I woke up to the sound of rain splashing on the window of my homestay room. In…
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An offbeat trek in Kamarajar valley Tamil Nadu

“What do you plan to do tomorrow? The jacuzzi walk or the waterfall trek?” Mr. Ge, the Dutch owner of Double Dutch resort looks at me inquisitively, as if knowing…
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Prejudices < The world and it's people

Rain poured over the gabled roofs of the stilt houses in Inle lake, Myanmar. As our colourful boats bobbled up and down in the impending storm, I stood on the wooden…
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Heroes of the Road: An Ode to the Drivers of India

The downpour was incessant. At Kinner Camps Sangla, Pawan Soni was visibly perturbed. He was on tour with Doreen D’sa, and while the terrain of Kinnaur was challenging anyway, today…
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Rendevous with the Ganges on The Glasshouse on the Ganges at Rishikesh

I was walking over pebbles: an endless stretch of them with a rhythmic sound of flowing water in the distance.In the wee hours of the morning, this was such a…
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Bikaner Travel Guide for First Timers

I tread with utmost caution. My eyes not leaving the ground. Petrified, wary of any sudden movement. With each step I take, I reassure myself all will be well and…
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