Manali in January

Traffic jam in blizzard, Manali

Manali in January is an all new place. Snow takes over everything in its stride. All the better for skiing at Solang Valley. Though, Rohtang Pass is out of bounds for being snowbound in 7 feet or more of snow. A White Christmas is no fantasy

18 May, 2008 | Views: 43398

Valley of Flowers, Garhwal Himalaya

Valley of Flowers, Garhwal

In the Himalayan region of Garhwal, in Uttranchal state, the captivating Valley of Flowers is a paradise on Earth. With a touch of mystique and divine solitude, it inspires equanimity. A World Heritage Site since the year 1988, the Valley of

28 April, 2008 | Views: 24812

Jim Corbett National Park - Traversing the buffer zone

Monkeys at Jim Corbett National Park

Ramnagar in the Himalayan foothills is a doorway to the famous tiger terrain - Jim Corbett National Park. Soon after the monsoon rains we explored the plush greens there. A visit to the jungle's buffer zone...

28 June, 2008 | Views: 15139

Ganga Aarti at Rishikesh

Rishikesh, nestled in the Himalayas, alongside river Ganga spells mystique. Exploring the road from Laxman Jhoola to Parmarth Ashram for nothing less than four hours, I did reach Parmarth Ashram in time for Ganga Aarti in the evening. The head

01 April, 2008 | Views: 16019

Aqua Green Rishikesh

Shiva statue Rishikesh

Laxman Jhoola, the suspended bridge over river Ganga at Rishikesh swayed to the rhythm of commuters’ footsteps. The green, unhurried waters of the magnificent Ganga looked like a giant carpet, spread out way below!

28 October, 2008 | Views: 7923



Chalk Rangoli and flowers

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