What Makes Journey Across the Mountains Splendid Despite Hardships?

What Makes Journey Across the Mountains Splendid Despite Hardships?

What is it about the mountains that captures our imagination? For centuries the mountains have called upon Saints and Mahatmas to come here is search of eternal peace. Ordinary folks walk into the wild, perhaps because, it’s a simpler world – life moves slow and you can only explore one footfall at a time. But […]

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Top 4 Spa Resorts in Himachal Pradesh

Top 4 Spa Resorts in Himachal Pradesh

The beckoning of the Himalayas is an inner most urge which most of us have felt at least once in our lifetime. The escape from the rat race for even a few days is an option that all of us agree to readily. To then experience world class spa facilities amidst the towering backdrops is […]

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Gangan’s Recollections from Binsar Trip, Uttrakhand

Gangan’s Recollections from Binsar Trip, Uttrakhand

Himalayas have left me an addiction. Every visit strengthens my bond and my thirst seems not easy to quench. This was my 3rd visit within a year, and this time it was Uttarakhand, unlike my last two visits to Himachal. An easy trail, a bunch of new friends and lots of moments to cherish We […]

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Ghotta being Served Outside Shiv Mandir, Malyana

Shivratri celebrated with fanfare in Himachal Pradesh

Shimla: Shivratri celebrated with much fanfare, for over a week at Mandi, a township besides River Beas in Himachal Pradesh but other towns across the hills also witnessed huge crowds lined up outside every small and big Shiv Temple to celebrate the festival, which concluded here yesterday. Shivratri happens to be one of the most […]

My first Trek - Gharwal Hills

My first Trek – Gharwal Hills

Uttarakhand is rebuilding after last summer’s massive flash floods. Travelers, pilgrims and rest of the country hope that the state will bounce back even stronger after the large scale natural calamity. Having borne the worst floods in hundreds of years, here we celebrate the best of Garhwal hills. This serial travelogue chronicles a solo backpack […]