River Rafting in the Himalayas

White Water Rafting on Ma Ganga, Shivpuri, Rishikesh

White water rafting on Himalayan rivers is a great way to connect with the powers that be in nature. Ganga cradled me in her playful arms and gurgled with delight, while its rapid waters frolicked around solid boulders and my red raft with equal

15 April, 2008 | Views: 11501

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: 14707

River Kosi - Jim Corbett National Park

Bird watching at Jim Corbett National Park

Tiger Camp on the outskirts of Jim Corbett National Park, Ramnagar, reverberated with our laughter. Our group of 60 got ready for a walk to the banks of river Kosi. We picked up tidbits of jungle wisdom from our guides while there.

06 April, 2008 | Views: 13479

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: 15563

Trek to Tungnath, Chopta

Panchkedar, Tungnath temple, Chopta, garhwal Himalaya, Uttarakhand

234 km from Haridwar, the high altitude meadows of Chopta at 10,000ft and above, are a hidden haven in the Garhwal Himalayas. Chopta is part of Kedarnath sanctuary and home to the snow-leopard, musk deer and monal pheasant too. The 4 km mountain

04 April, 2008 | Views: 40768

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: 7756



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