Tag: Himalayas

Sarahan and it’s Hidden Valley Of Flowers

I look at the path to the pheasantry in Sarahan skeptically. "Are the birds in cages? "I ask Doreen with a heavy heart as I get out of the vehicle.…
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The Art of Doing Nothing at Mystic Mountain, Nagarkot

I hardly linger around in the hotels I stay at while traveling. Usually being first person to get up and leave the hotel in a jiffy to explore. On a…
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The Magic: Travel inspiration

It were the clouds, I swear. The fluffy white clouds soaked in the sunset at Fagu floating over the mountains like magic. Spread over as far as I could see.…
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Kinner camps and the beauty of Sangla

I woke up to the whiff of a freshly baked cake.But I was at the Kinner camps in Sangla, Himachal Pradesh and this was definitely a hallucination ( err what…
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Gurudongmar lake: Heaven on Earth

I was inching towards it. It glistened in the sun, its frozen waters reflecting the blue sky. There was no-one in sight. Pin drop silence. Just the wind blowing and…
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Spotting Om Over the Kinner Kailash mountain range

Chocolate mousse with scoops of vanilla. Yes. Now I will add to it a dash of orange. Perfect. Oh you don't like orange? Never mind. After some time , I…
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The Himachal prelude

It wasn't my first visit to Himachal. The state had been privy to my childhood vacations and there was always a sense of nostalgia associated with the hills.It wasn't my…
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10 offbeat things to do in Manali

Manali is the perfect summer retreat. Like most hill stations in India it has off late commercialised to a great extent and everything about it is touristy. However the real…
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