Adieu Chang La

Prologue How will you feel when you stand and behold the vast whiteness of an amazing snow world with towering peaks surrounding you, chilled winds biting the very remains of comfort from your skin? Your breath gets held; you remain mesmerized in the amazing beauty of the Mother Nature!! Snow World..Chang La This is the … More Adieu Chang La

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Morning in Camp Pangong

Prologue The aura of the overnight camping at Pangong had a long lasting impression on all of us. Although we had comfortable sleeping bags and heavy blankets at our disposal, but with the lights being put off for the night, severe cold wave surrounded the camp completely. Pangong Tso…Amazing Morningscape… Hassan ji later informed us … More Morning in Camp Pangong

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Breathtaking Shyok Safari

Prologue The early morning was bathed with bright sunlight flooding the Nubra Valley. Every tree, bush, fresh blooms and the orchards of Hunder had adored their blissful colours shedding their overnight dullness. The surrounding rugged dark grey mountains look formidable in the brute elegance. A Fish Eye Shot of the Shyok Basin The immortal verses … More Breathtaking Shyok Safari

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The Amazing Road Trip to Nubra Valley

Prologue  “…..Almost heaven, West Virginia, Blue Ridge Mountains, Shenandoah River. Life is old there, older than the trees, younger than the mountains, blowing like a breeze. Country roads, take me home to the place I belong….” Country Roads…Take Me Home…The Road Trip to Nubra Valley (Hunder Village)  John Denver’s magical tunes were like a magical … More The Amazing Road Trip to Nubra Valley

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Raiding the Khardung La

Prologue John Keats had once commented “a thing of beauty is a joy forever.” The beauty of the brown mountains, lofty snowy peaks, blue lakes (“Tso”) and the breathtaking passes (“La”) had created an eternal aura of Mother Nature at her very best in Ladakh. Destination Khardung La Khardung La is one among the mighty mountain … More Raiding the Khardung La

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Spiritually Delightful Dharamshala II

Bhagsunag Temple Bhagsunag Temple is located on the upper ridges of Mcleodganj. It took us hardly fifteen minutes from the monastery parking space to reach our destination. We were surprised to see the parking space allotted for tourists to be already full. Bhagsunag Temple entrance, Mcleodganj The place was buzzing with tourists, guides, vendors, and … More Spiritually Delightful Dharamshala II

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Traveling to Kalpa: The Adrenaline Rush

Traveling to Kalpa: The Adrenaline Rush Prologue Milton had immortalized the flavor of paradise in his illustrious creations Paradise Lost and Paradise Regained. People had quite often compared the valleys of Kashmir as being the true Jannat  (Paradise) on Earth. There is no doubt about that! But how many of us are aware that, beyond … More Traveling to Kalpa: The Adrenaline Rush

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Chitkul the last Inhabited Himachali village near Indo-Tibet Border

Prologue We had been excited like anything from the moment we had read about the Kinnaur village Chitkul last winter. As our trip to Kinnaur shaped out during this year’s summer vacation, we could hardly hide our elation and excitement about this amazing place. Our journey from Kalpa to Chitkul We had already booked a … More Chitkul the last Inhabited Himachali village near Indo-Tibet Border

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Robber’s Cave Dehradun: Admiring the beauty of Nature

PROLOGUE Ever since my childhood days, I had been enthralled by the stories of the hideous mysteries of caves. The fear factor started from the stories of Tom Sawyer, Ali Baba and Forty Thieves, Aladdin. The adventure of Tom Sawyer in that mysterious cave scared a hell out of me. I had enjoyed cave exploration to my … More Robber’s Cave Dehradun: Admiring the beauty of Nature

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Naggar Unplugged….

Rimi Mutsuddi PROLOGUE   Higher and still more high, Palaces made for cloud, Above the dingy city-roofs Blue-white like angels with broad wings, Pillars of the sky at rest The mountains from the great plateau Uprise…. The Beas Valley from Roerick Art Gallery, Naggar…Photo © Indranil Mutsuddi Inspired by the amazing words of J.G. Fletcher..we … More Naggar Unplugged….

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A Journey to the Ranga Mattir Desh Birbhum– where Art, Devotion, History, Achievement and Nature is at the best Part II

Indranil Mutsuddi …Contd. from Part I Shantiniketan – a nature’s treat Shantinitekan as the name suggests, “abode of peace”, is truly the abode where a soul can discover peace of mind. The nature God had gifted the place with immense natural beauty in the form of housing a huge collection of flora and fauna. It … More A Journey to the Ranga Mattir Desh Birbhum– where Art, Devotion, History, Achievement and Nature is at the best Part II

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