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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Trekking in the Gangotri National Park

Walking in the mountains has always felt so therapeutic. The only thoughts that run in my mind are things like where to walk, where to step (need to watch my steps, as I’m prone to accidents), and other such things which compel me to be present, to be there in the moment. There’s absolutely no place then for any of the big worries in my mind.

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Sacred Khecheopalri Lake in West Sikkim

This picture has a story with a happy ending but that which starts with an unpleasant experience. Read on.

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Sharing Some Tea-stories On International Tea Day

Tea, Chai, Cha – Happy International Tea Day!

Chai – a special beverage that (almost) every Indian is fond of. Black tea, white tea, red tea, green tea, chamomile, jasmine, matcha, are just some of the varieties of teas popular around the world.

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Big-little Stories

There’s something beautiful about dainty things, like the delicate and lovely wildflowers. Freedom, peace, beauty and a riot of colours.

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Gurudongmar Lake, North Sikkim

Travel holds surprises for you and makes you do unplanned and unexpected things – have you experienced this? On almost all of the treks that I have been to, I have at least one crazy story to tell.

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Rishikesh Vibes

Hrishikesh or Rishikesh (as the popular spelling goes) really needs no introduction. Yoga capital, ultimate adventure sports destination, holy city, and many such titles adorn this vibrant city, nestled on the banks of the mighty Ganges, in the state of Uttarakhand in north of India.

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Pause A Bit

Pause – a – bit

Slow – down – a – little

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Things I Miss

Browsing through the pictures on my phone, storage devices, social media, and almost every possible place, I’m yet again reminded of all the fond mountain memories and travel tales. Each picture instantly reminds of that day, that moment, that feeling that I experienced while capturing the picture – forever freezing the moment and locking it away inside the heart.

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Pondicherry: Old Port and Pier

“Only fishermen are allowed on the Pier”, one of two lady Constables who were patrolling the area told me. I had asked them if I could walk on the pier. So I checked if I could walk on the shore around and under it, they nodded a yes.

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