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Darj Diaries II... (Trek to the Base Camp)

We left HMI at 6 in the morning. Yuksom was supposed to be a 9 hour drive by bus. I remember someone shrilling at the sight of the first snow-capped mountains! 1,826 more words


Darj Diaries... Preface

Too many drafts have been scraped before I sit to write this again. Too many documents deleted to start with a blank tablet again.. Memories of my last month in Darjeeling (and moving ahead to Sikkim) have been running in my head off and on, and yet now as I sit to write this, my mind has gone blank, honestly. 514 more words


Tenzing Norgay - The man who conquered Mt.Everest

“For a climber, saying that you are stopping by Everest is like saying that you are stopping by to see God” – said Roland Smith, the famous author who has inspired several young minds. 615 more words