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Lake Tsongmo

Located some odd 35 km from Gangtok, Tsongmo Lake (also known as Changu Lake) is one of those rare liquid gems that India proudly wears on its fingers. 11 more words


Amazing Flight

There’s a certain grandeur to flying in the Himalayas–I would have loved to have done this flight as pilot in command as it would have evoked feeling of pilots of yore who did the famous Hump route.  501 more words


Everest Expedition 2015

I have enjoyed hill walking at home with episodic mountaineering in the Himalayas over many years; in more recent years I have been lucky enough to meet some of the household names in British mountaineering all of which has caused me to ponder whether, in some small way, I could become part of the story? 193 more words


dedication and faith

Panoramic view of the Greek-Orthodox monasteries of Meteora

There was a time when our desire to pray and be closer to God/Universe was seen in the physical world around us.   231 more words

History of Yoga - Part 7

Our obsession with external appearance diminishes our ability to participate in truly intimate, loving relationships. – Kushal Magar

As a child, I was utterly entranced by Classical Greece.

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For the mountains are calling...

The Mughal Emperor Jahangir once said:

Agar Firdaws ba roy-i
zamin ast, hamin ast-u hamin ast-u
hamin at.

Which translates to:

If there is… 152 more words


Mountain Prayers

Knock, knock, knock. The bare knuckles of Robin our guide rap on the thin wooden door of our hut. It’s 5.30 in the morning and I am already awake, still in bed and watching the sky through the flimsy curtains pinken and blush as it gets ready to embrace the sun. 583 more words