About : Sood

Full Name Shailza Dasgupta

"The World is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page." I am trying to read as many pages as I can in this life span. Love to travel and explore unknown places of India. Started my own travel website chaloletsgo.com an year back to help travel enthusiasts be in touch with the beautiful world around us. I am passionate about writing and photography. My work has also been published in Women's Era, Lonely Planet, and some other publications.

Ghumakkar Since 2009-09-04 09:59:05


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2012-05-07 / Comments (8)

Himalyan Voyage in Kaleidoscopic Kumaon

One of my fond childhood memories is a visit to a small town with breathtaking view of Himalayan range. The picture of Snow clad Himalayan peaks rising to caress the sky, clouds hovering over the valley below, changing colours of the sky is still fresh in my mind. I was quite excited to visit Kausani after around 25 years. Has the place been able to preserve the beauty I witnessed then, has it changed its colours with changing world… there were many such questions lingering in my mind.
We were a group of five driving an Alto. Cutting through the dense fog enjoying the fullness of nature we drove through Hapur, Joya, Rampur, Haldawani, Kathgodam and Bheemtal.

Auli – Land of peaks, forest and flowers

It was a clear day with sun rays warming our bodies that have gone numb due to the chill in the air. High snow clad peaks bordered with Golden oak and deodar kissing the deep blue sky above, welcomed us to Auli. A look at the place and all our tiredness of long journey through zig zag roads, landslides and pilgrims traffic is gone.

Dudhwa Tiger Reserve Forest

On the way… We readily agreed when Chandan, one of our friends invited us to Dudhwa Tiger Reserve Forest. Another friend Agni and his parents also got excited at the idea. 5 of us from Delhi started our adventure trip. We drove down the NH 24 and crossed Ghaziabad, Hapur, Bareilly and Palia. Met Chandan […]

Rocky Ranthambore

Chakrata – A Paradise for Nature Lovers