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28th July 2016 – What. A. Day.

I’m writing this laying in my tent, which is pitched in the garden of a family living somewhere just outside of Kargil. The Milky Way shines bright above, and the only sounds are the low hum of my expedition mates’ conversation and laughter in neighbouring tents, and the sound of a glacial river rushing somewhere in the distance. 1,420 more words


Video: Nako to Tabo (India 2016)

The road from Nako (~3600 m) to Tabo (~3300 m) in the Spiti Valley of Himachal Pradesh is considered to be among the world’s most treacherous. 44 more words


The Swami with the Rolex

“Your watch Swamiji”, my friend says. “The watch is waterproof” Swami casually replies while putting on his helmet to go wild water rafting on Ganga River in Rishikesh. 506 more words


Roopkund Trek

Roopkund (locally known as Mystery and Skeletons Lake) is a high altitude glacial lake in the Uttarakhand state of India. It lies in the lap of Trishul massif and is famous for the hundreds of human skeletons found at the edge of the lake. 117 more words



My recent trip, a week lost in the Mountains and the cold cold weather of Leh & Ladakh region. This trip got me so confused, i was not sure if i was happy being amongst the nature in its most raw form(i had experienced) or just restless. 171 more words

The Humbling Himalayas

Seeing the Himalayas has been on my bucket list for life. We had a 6-day holiday from the volunteer base during the very festive Dashain Festival, which left us a perfect amount of time to complete a 5-day trek in the western part of the Himalayas here in Nepal, the Annapurna Range. 1,129 more words


A fascination for travelling and exploring different places almost always takes precedence to the normal mundane life of normal city living. Although one as to earn a living however that is not what we are here for. 1,587 more words