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Photo of the day - Peek A Boo

Nanda Ghunti peak (6309 mts) peeking from clouds as seen from Bedni Bugyal (3354 mts), a Himalayan alpine meadow in Chamoli district of Uttarakhand. Bedni Bugyal  makes the  base for trek to mysterious lake of Roopkund. 9 more words


Ladakh - the top of the world

I had been aware for quite some time about just how treacherous the journey from Manali to Leh may be. Before leaving for India I was chatting to my friend James who enjoyed telling me horror stories about buses and trucks having to reverse 3 or 3 kms back along the winding cliffs in order for others to squeeze past, I had also heard about the times where the drivers are too lazy to do so and instead they just hang two of their wheels slightly off the mountains edge. 1,051 more words


The 100 year-old magazine article that changed the face of an American university

One of the most exciting parts of learning about Bhutan has been an odd, wonderful gem I learned from some people, ironically, here in Los Angeles. 339 more words

Uncrushed Leaves - Kasol (Untouched World)

In Kasol, I got a room by the river. One door overlooked the market from the first floor and if you opened it you could hear ‘Honey Singh’ songs from the cyber café downstairs. 327 more words

Places To Travel India

Our Glaciers are vanishing

For millions of people glaciers are a major store of fresh water, collecting in the winter and then melting in the hotter dry season and keeping rivers flowing, farmers farming and cities supplied with drinking water. 8 more words

Climate Change

From Scottish lowlands to Indian very, very, very, very Highlands (part 2)


Amazing how far down the rabbit hole you can fall in a few days. All I seem to do is wake up and buy more stuff, frantically trying to replace experience with equipment. 298 more words


Triumph over adversity !

We fall to learn to pick ourselves up, during harsh times you hear that inner voice telling you, no it’s not done yet, not yet… I turn to nature whenever I need a break from the boring monotonous grind I go through 24/7. 178 more words