River Ganga at Mahakumbh mela 2010, Haridwar Photo journal

Sunrise over River Ganga, Ram dham ghat, Mahakumbh mela 2010, Haridwar, India

This is a sunrise in early February, 2010 at Haridwar. The Mahakumbh mela is on here on the banks of River Ganga. The Mahakumbh mela is the oldest and largest congregation of people anywhere in the world. There’s a festive spirit in the air as

15 February, 2010 | Views: 11686

Celebrating Basant Panchmi, a spring festival in Uttarkashi, India

Road to Uttarkashi

Girls dress up for the occasion and pluck yellow flowers and decorate the main doors of the house with it welcoming the spring and the new sowing season. Soon the fields that have been lying barren for the past three month will be ringing with

21 January, 2010 | Views: 13158

Ukhimath temple, the seat of Panch Kedar, Himalaya Photo journal

Path to Panch Kedar Ukhimath Temple

A walk to Ukhimath temple next morning was oxygenating. Mandakini was way below to our left. Its roar let us know of its force. A couple of streams crossed our path and tumbled down the hillside to meet Mandakini. The temple lay ahead, hidden by a

21 August, 2009 | Views: 23547

Trek to Gaumukh, Himalaya Photo journal

Trek to Gaumukh in Himalayas

I sat on one of the boulders at the banks of gurgling Bhagirathi - the mother of the world singing a constant hymn in praise of the creator, I lost my heart to the silvery peaks known as Shivlinga and Bhagirathi 1, 2 and 3. The spiritual atmosphere

23 July, 2009 | Views: 19495

Haridwar to Ukhimath and Deoriya taal, Himalaya Photo journal

Ganga Aarti, Har ki Pauri, Haridwar, Uttarakhand, India

Nothing beats a drive in the hills here! Take a car, a bus, a taxi, a bike, a cycle, or walk… The Himalayas are awesome :-) Our tour operator Sunil Bhatnagar told us that the same Himalayas that provide solace to tourists and yogis can drive the

15 July, 2009 | Views: 31225

Tiger spotting at Jim Corbett National Park, Dhikala Photo journal

Rohit Sharma, Meetali Sharma, Amit Sharma, Gursharan, Aditi, Dinesh, Pooja & Vishu

We kept silent as per the norms of a jungle safari, which enabled us to watch the tiger for about fifteen minutes at a spot. Any sort of action with a tiger in front of us could have got all of us in big trouble as a one year old tiger is big

08 June, 2009 | Views: 33034

Simply Natural Resort in Hartola, Kumaon Himalaya Photo journal

Trishul Glacier, Kumaon Himalaya, India

Simply Natural resort which faces Trishul glacier may not be easy to reach, but that is part of the charm of this Himalayan destination in Kumaon Himalaya. Hartola is situated at a height of 8,000 feet in an orchard belt in the state of Uttarakhand

15 May, 2009 | Views: 30553



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