People and Places, East Sikkim

An incessant talker Amma, stops by my room, every morning – next to which is her garden. Even at over 80years, she is very active and I see her working in the kitchen, which is opposite to my room, or in her garden which is what I see outside the window of this tiny room that her son and daughter-in-law have rented out to me. Beyond her gardens, the view opens up into a panorama of lush mountains enveloped in mist.

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Friday Travel Pic – Majuli Island

Asian Openbill in Majuli – the river island in Brahmaputra, Assam.

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Dragonfly and Happiness

‘Dragonflies are kisses from heaven’

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Friday Travel Pic – Secret Waterfalls

One of the many gorgeous waterfalls of Meghalaya.

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The Confluence of Indian Ocean and Bay of Bengal at Arichal Munai

As you drive past the ghost town of Dhanushkodi, at the extreme tip of the island of Rameshwaram in south India, you arrive at the pristine beach of Arichal Munai.

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Driving into the Clouds

This tranquil road in North Sikkim leads to Gurudongmar Lake – one of the highest lakes in the world. Sikkim is very special to me for one too many reasons.

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Nature in Timelapse

I want to be somewhere, where the clouds float by as I lay staring at the sky, grass blades swaying gently in the cool breeze. Where time goes by, slowly, letting me breathe in and absorb each millisecond.

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Friday Travel Pic – Nandadevi National Park

Just a word is enough…

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Friday Travel Pic – Northeast India

I have tonnes of lovely travel pics that I want to share with you. Sometimes I don’t have a story to share with the pic, some times I don’t want to add words and distract you from enjoying the pic, the place (because I too, feel that way, sometimes). So starting today, I’m going to start posting one such travel pic with minimum/no words, on Fridays. I’m calling it ‘Friday Travel Pic’.

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Rustic Bagori Village of Uttarakhand

“Would you like to buy some handmade woolen items?” She called out, as I strolled the tiny Buddhist village of Bagori near Harshil. Most houses around me were beautiful, old, and wooden, and were locked, so I was a little startled by the call.

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