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The universe conspired – Har Ki Doon, trek and the snow

“And, when you want something, all the universe conspires in helping you to achieve it.”

I may have been a Paulo Coelho fan at some point in my life, but I never believed in the above quote. 1,312 more words

Easy Trek

Days 56-59 (miles 1,024.8-1,115.1)

Day 56 – Harpers Ferry, West Virginia – Dahlgren Backpack Campground – 18.0 miles

Today was a great day to be back on trail and I felt rested and ready to go once I woke up. 1,556 more words

"Kalavantin Durg" The Worlds most dangerous fortress

The fort is located between Matheran and Panvel off the Pune-Mumbai highway. The base village, Thakurwadi is about 25kms from Panvel. Legend has it that it was constructed in honor of Queen Kalavantin. 187 more words


Donga Gali Pipeline Track

We, at The Local Wanderer, did the Donga Gali pipeline track this June and it was an amazing experience.

Donga Gali pipeline track follows the pipeline from Donga Gali to Ayubia with a distance of 4 kilometers, having altitude around 8,200 ft. 176 more words



Trek | East Wenatchee, WA | 2015

A favorite novelist, Mark Helprin, once had a hero declare that a credit card, knapsack and good shoes are all that’s needed to seek adventure. 112 more words


Hiking at Tomales Point Trail

The best part of living in San Fransisco is that you never run out of places to go and it was Point Rayes Seashore this weekend. 348 more words


“What is life but one grand adventure”

And I set out to find mine! It was grand, it was an adventure and boy was it full of life! Time slowed down, unhooked from all the distractions of everyday life – work, internet, desks, phones, people, chatter, obligations, bills and commitments – replaced, by Himalayan grandeur, trees, flowers and bees, brooks and streams, wind, rain, snow and hail, gradual inclines, steep climbs, ice slopes and aching thighs. 868 more words