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Baspa Valley in 10 Pictures and Some Useful Photography Tips

Baspa Valley with its high mountains, thick forested slopes and the river is a showstopper. Check out the pictures along with some photography tips.

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Top 10 Travel Songs to Have in Your Playlist

Top 10 Travel Songs in English to keep you company for when you make your next journey. Here are my two cents. Happy listening!

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How People Shape Our Journey

If we are in someone else’s narration – it better be a happy one for them. Set out without preconceived notions for that is the beauty of the unknown.

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Kedarnath Temple

Kedarnath Trek – A Complete Guide

All you need to know about the Kedarnath Trek. How to get there, details about the trek and where to stay and how much it will cost you. It’s all in there.

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The Pahadi Organic – A True-blue Pahadi Experience

Be sure to visit The Pahadi Organic for a #pakkapahadi experience. It’s rustic, earthen, and the real taste of Uttarakhand.

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Top Things to do in Amritsar

Amritsar is a sensory overload of sights, sound, smells, and tastes. Just give in to the city’s best of flavours, culinarily and culturally.

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Kalpeshwar Trek – A Complete Guide

All you need to know about the Tungnath Trek. How to get there, details about the trek and where to stay and how much it will cost you. It’s all in there.

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Tungnath Trek – A Complete Guide

All you need to know about the Tungnath Trek. How to get there, details about the trek and where to stay and how much it will cost you. It’s all in there.

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Bikamp Aravallis Camp Resort: Glamping amidst Nature and Heritage

Bikamp Aravallis Camp Resort makes for a perfect base to explore one of Rajasthan’s better sides of wildlife, history, and nature. All at once!

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Road Tripping through Ladakh: Leh to Srinagar

From Leh to Srinagar. The story and everything you need to know about Srinagar-Leh Highway, routes to roads, distances to connectivity and more.

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Road Tripping through Ladakh: Leh, Nubra and Pangong

Leh, Nubra, and Pangong, The story and everything you need to know about these gems of Ladakh. From routes to roads, distances to connectivity and more.

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Road Tripping through Ladakh: Getting to Leh

From Delhi to Leh, via the wonderland that is Spiti. The story and everything you need to know!

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Kashmir – My Story from Doubt to Faith

Kashmir has been a very subtle reminder that poetry needn’t reside in pages and words alone. And that people can still be kind and loving.

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Char Dham Yatra – Finding Devotion in Destruction

I have things to say. We are all playing fast and loose with what we proudly call ‘faith’ and the Char Dham is bearing the brunt of our actions.

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Trekking to Pindari Glacier

Pindari Glacier Trek – Ringing in the New Year with Devi’s Guardians

Far-flung villages. Glaciers. Rivers. Nanda Devi. Her Guardians. In an age of less time, this was sheer timelessness. And it’s all you need to know about Pindari Glacier Trek.

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Why do we love the Himalaya?

What is the Himalaya? For some it is but a group of mountains – nameless, snowy, green, and rugged and all kinds. For others…

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Deoria Tal – Of Epics, Myths and Himalaya

If you’ve grown up watching the Mahabharata being aired on Doordarshan or read the book, you’d probably remember this story too.

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Deoria Tal Trek – A Complete Guide

All you need to know about the Deoria Tal Trek. How to get there, details about the trek, where to stay and how much it will cost you. It’s all in there!

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Chandrashila – Why THIS should be Your First Trek

I’ve got six words for you – Initiation into the world of Himalaya. That and it’s one of the easier, shorter treks out there with a beautiful, quintessential Himalayan setting.

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Binsar – Romancing Old-world Wilderness and the Himalaya

When in Binsar, all you can do is nothing, and that is the best thing about it. It’s dense, scenic, quiet, well-known yet unexplored and gives you, if not the best then definitely among the best views of the Greater Himalaya. Read more about it!

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Madhmaheshwar Trek – A Complete Guide

All you need to know about the Madhmaheshwar Trek. How to get there, details about the trek and where to stay and how much it will cost you. It’s all in there.

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Tsomgo Lake – A Misadventure of the Placid Kind

Despite unpredictable weather, it was a trip worth taking and teasing with, all the more reason for a quick return to this wondrously mystic landscape. For the affair with the mountains must go on!

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Mehrangarh Fort – The Ballad of Royalty

Walk your way, as I did, through more than 500 years of history, intrigue and beauty summed up by this giant – The Mehrangarh Fort.

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Tibetran Prayer Wheel.

Tibetan Prayer Wheel – What’s That Text?

Ever wondered what’s that text carved on Tibetan Prayer Wheels and what does it mean? It is the Mani Mantra – Oṃ maṇi padme hūṃ. Read more about it!

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Kasauli – The Misty Wonder

Here, at this Misty Wonder, you just be; closer to earth, closer to yourself; if only you’ll give silence a chance to sing its melody, and have ears to listen to the wonders that go beyond.

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Travel – The New Age Meditation

Travel establishes an unspoken yet vividly felt connection with the living world, becoming our present, our expression, and our chosen form of Meditation. A newer, better life awaits!

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Tips for being a Responsible Traveller

It is not an overnight transformation; it will take some time. But accountability towards healthy tourism and a healthy world is ours, and it is, the way forward. Happy travelling!

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