Journey to Badrinath or The Single most adventurous day of my Life  

We woke up early and checked out from the hotel in Chopta, and had some black tea, which looked and tasted like something else. Earlier somebody had informed us that a share taxi will be arriving and we could take it to reach the next point, Mandal, and proceed onwards to our journey to Badrinath. … More Journey to Badrinath or The Single most adventurous day of my Life  

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