01 July 2011 I wonder why it happens every time with me that whenever i have to leave for a trip, my days in…Read More
On 24th September a group of 40 people was flag-offed by Honourable Principal Mam, Dr. Vijaya Laxmi Pandit. This group of amateur and professional…Read More
“Finally, when we reached our destination it was pitch dark, cold and the only sound that we heard were the incessant bark of village dogs”Read More
Sriperambadur was my last stop before I flew back home from Chennai. Once home, tests revealed it was indeed Dengue and I was advised immediate hospitalization because of my condition. It took more than a month to fully recover.
I hate this travel bug !
The final part of my series Trip to the land of Gods… I was going through my posts and i thought of creating a…Read More
26th June, 2010. 0400hrs, Chandigarh Bus Stand. I was desperately looking for a bus to Dharamshala. A kind man told me that the bus…Read More
After a gap of 3 long months our group decided to go for trek. We had to canceled our trekking plans in summer as…Read More
The Scotland of India It is often said that Coorg is the “Scotland of India”. Having seen something of Coorg on this trip, and…Read More
December 30, 2008 While I usually travel alone, my colleague joined me on this trip to Karwar on the coast of Karnataka. Our first…Read More
Yuksom is still regarded as the base camp of Kanchenjungha, although ascent from Sikkim side has stopped over a decade ago. The mountains are revered as God by localites and stepping foot on the sacred slopes amounts to desecration of the divine forces. Kanchenjungha is abode of the Gods. We came across camps of the Himalayan Mountaineering Institute. Their basic and advanced mountaineering courses are conducted at Rathong Glacier, the starting point of which also happens to be Yuksom.Read More
After reaching Lamuney campsite, I went inside my tent to nurse my sprained ankle with volini spray and a bandage. Here as I lay down for an hour looking at Pandim, I was reminiscing the heavenly sunrise of Goechala viewpoint. Prasanto came over to my tent. I narrated to him the experience while going through the pictures in the camera and having breakfast.Read More
Thangsing is guarded by Pandim on one side and a swift river flows noisily close by. One flank of the mighty Kanchenjungha shone brightly ahead of the path towards Goechala. Thangsing easily qualifies as the best spot enroute to Goechala Pass.Read More