A Stretch of Paradise from Tirthan Valley to Jalori Pass

My heart is aching for the mountains. Yet again. But, since I am staying put in the city for a couple of weeks to come, I will do the next best thing that is; writing about the mountains. The answer to wanderlust sometimes is re-living memories to fool the heart that places you long for … [Read more…]

In The Lap Of Himalayas

Kangra Valley in Himachal Pradesh is famous for it’s Himalayan brew, warm weaves, paragliding capital of the nation (the twin towns of Bir and Billing) and much more. The valley offers breathtaking views of snow clad mountains and small towns playing hosts to the offbeat travelers who chose to tread the road less traveled. While most … [Read more…]

Hathipaon with See Green Lodges

Hathipaon

It was a couple of years ago when I first came to know about Hathipaon and ever since I had wanted to visit this Himalayan hamlet. Though I crossed Mussoorie at least three times after that, there was never enough time for a pit stop at Hathipaon. But, as they say, everything happens for good … [Read more…]

Mussoorie The Offbeat Way

Mussoorie

Even though I crave for everything offbeat, Mussoorie was one super touristy place that I always wanted to visit. I know something doesn’t quite fit right in my opening line, but then aren’t ironies always beautiful? I had this belief that there must be something extraordinary about the Queen of Hills, hoping that a part of its … [Read more…]

Embracing Nature With See Green Lodges, Hathipaon

August has been very kind to me. Now that it’s coming to an end, I can’t thank my stars enough for making me travel so much this month. The Universe literally conspired and made sure I explore new places every weekend. So much so that that people have been asking me if I don’t get tired … [Read more…]

Mana, The Last Village of India

Last Village of India

Blame it on my gypsy soul and itchy feet that I can’t stop thinking about travelling when I am confined to the city. An old boarding pass or a bag yet to be unpacked, memories of a long forgotten trip, or a random fridge magnet – they all remind of the stories that I still … [Read more…]