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Prashar Lake Travelogue

Prashar Lake Travelogue

My last weekend’s trip to Prashar Lake in Himachal Pradesh was a fabulous experience, and also happened to be my last monsoon trip of 2016 (earlier three were in Uttarakhand.) This trip was fairly special for me, since for a change destination wasn’t decided by me, rather by my friend […]

August 29, 2016

Last monsoon trip of 2016

Monsoon are a magical time to travel to Himalayas. On one hand the sheer unpredictability of the weather and road conditions make travel and life challenging in hills. On the other hand, real beauty of the Himalayas is only revealed in monsoon season. So before monsoon season gets over for […]

August 19, 2016
Dog Across The Street

Dog Across The Street

As I look out the hotel room window in Dharchula (Uttarakhand), I see a dog, a Spitz, across the street. Coming out of his home and heading towards the street. There is a young man sitting outside on steps, just beyond the outer gate, in his early twenties. He sees […]

August 11, 2016
Search for the Unknown and realization of a dream…

Search for the Unknown and realization of a dream…

Most beautiful thing about dreams is, turning them into a reality. In many ways, Search for the Unknown is just that. A dream, and a never ending quest to turn into a reality. To find where and whom I belong to, and then, just belong. Journey to the Unknown is […]

August 6, 2016
Rain in the Mountains by Ruskin Bond

Rain in the Mountains by Ruskin Bond

As I walked into the bookstore, I didn’t know the book I wanted to read, but I wanted something to satiate my hunger for mountain rain, which I was badly missing as I couldn’t travel to hills for couple of weeks. A week had already passed and passing another week […]

August 5, 2016
A rainy day

A rainy day

Few droplets fell on windscreen, as my cab climbed Naraina Flyover and when I looked out the window, all I could see on the horizon were dark clouds. I made the mistake of not checking the sky before booking my cab, worse still; since I booked a shared cab, I […]

August 2, 2016
Remembering Kargil War

Remembering Kargil War

Today is Vijay Divas, on 26th July 1999, Indian Army had managed to drive back Pakistani Army to its territory, thereby freeing majority of Indian Territory in Kargil and Batalik sector, held by the Pakistanis since the winter. This was the first Indian war I saw in my life and […]

July 26, 2016
Panchchuli Sunset and Moonrise Time-Lapse

Panchchuli Sunset and Moonrise Time-Lapse

I had wanted to visit Munsiyari for a long time; however it wasn’t until March this year that I eventually managed to visit it. While I posted a travelogue of my trip to Munsiyari, I held back a few things. Namely the time-lapse and the video interview I shot in […]

July 23, 2016
In Search of Unknown, Chaukori travelogue

In Search of Unknown, Chaukori travelogue

I just finished writing travelogue of my recent trip to Chaukori, Uttarakhand, in search of the Unknown. Even though this trip was meant to be to think, contemplate and reconnect, I managed to do plenty of photography as well and had a great time. So in a way this travelogue […]

July 22, 2016

Back from Search of the Unknown

Came back half an hour ago, from my search for the Unknown. It was an eventful trip and at the same time, a faith restoration trip for me. In fact it was just the thing I needed and I neither wanted anymore nor took anymore. After all, sitting at Chaukori, […]

July 20, 2016