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Becoming A Mountain – N.I.M (Part 3)

PHASE – 2: Ice Craft *Whistle blew* we all marched out to see the Instructor waiting to awaken us on walking on the glacier. It was time we...
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In the Middle of a Mountain – N.I.M (Part 2)

Ridiculous, as it may sound to many aspiring Mountaineers, I was just trying to overpower my sense of being here with a future self. I was just...
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The Call of Mountaineering – Nehru Institute of Mountaineering (Part 1)

Decisiveness does not always foretell your ability to make wise calls. Sometimes indecisiveness may also lead to reaching a step closer to your destination. The drag of...

The Kedarkantha Summit Climb

Day - 4 (Turbulence) The day began at 3:00 am in the morning. Thankfully a sound sleep the previous day brought a fresh start. However, had it not...

Skiing on Kedarkantha Trek – Day 3

Day 3 Overnight we were guarded by the mountain dogs howling, grunting, and snoring all around my tent. Love, how unconditionally these dogs cradle you with love even...

Kedarkantha Trek – Smitten by the Himalayas yet again!

Day: 1 & 2 The morning showers accompanied by thundering on the way to Sankri, the starting point of Kedarkantha Trek in Uttarkashi district of Uttarakhand was akin...
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Photos: The Charms of Bolpur Shantiniketan

The stringed ektara is being plucked by the bauls all around you. The strings resonate a sense of peace within & without bearing testimony to the name;...
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Colours of Rajasthan

So here it is, “Colours of Rajasthan”, the vibrancy brings so much happiness to my eyes, that I seldom forget to give credits to my roots. I...

Finding My Zen in Mandi

Panting in that humidity we reached the bus stand in Mandi, a 3 hours journey from Manali and the town was burning with heat! First impressions are...
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Photos: Tales from Manali

The night ended with a distinct thought of gliding over the Solang Valley...while I began developing these negatives, in a dark - star - lit roof above...

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