Chopta-Tunganath : The trek to the highest Shiva temple in the world

Chopta, a small silent village in the mountains of Uttarakhand, had only a few shops and hotels. This place is the base camp for the trek to the Tungnath, the highest Shiva temple in the world and one among the paanch kedars, and further up to Chandrasila. By 12 noon, on reaching the place, we booked one room … More Chopta-Tunganath : The trek to the highest Shiva temple in the world

RudraPrayag & the Mist of Alaknanda

I felt like going down, and while climbing the steps towards the river, workers were climbing back carrying heavy sacks on their shoulders. I reached the shore, to see sand mining going on, and the sacks were being filled with the same either. But the space, the surrounding, the river, the hills around, and obviously the translucent mist that enveloped the area made it all look like something…. … More RudraPrayag & the Mist of Alaknanda

Follow the cliche: 17 reasons to quit your job and backpack through India

Last year,I quitted my job and backpacked to Northern India, the Himalayas, which I cherish as one of the best things I EVER DID IN MY LIFE. The idea of quitting the job and travelling has become a cliche by now, so much that even presenting it as a cliche is becoming a too common thing. Still … More Follow the cliche: 17 reasons to quit your job and backpack through India