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Weekend of bliss

The valley was awash in the warmth of afternoon sun. The scent of Deodar wafted in and tingled my nose. Long winding roads skirted along the forest for kilometers together. With barely any other motorable traffic on the road, it … Continue reading

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The night we met-II

       

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The night we met

Gulabgarh was a hell hole after the sights we had greedily soaked in over the last one month. Over the last four days, we had crossed over from Zanskar into Kishtwar by the notorious Hagshu La. A two days halt … Continue reading

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From 4 to 40

Ok, so that’s a slight exageration, but it went well with the title. Just got back two days ago from a trek to Kareri Dal lake with an eclectic mix of people. Unusually cold for this time of the year. At one … Continue reading

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To heaven and back – Part II

We set off again after devouring lunch. I had surely over eaten. It always happens to me up in the mountains. In the city, I can barely ever find my appetite but take me higher and the tummy begins to … Continue reading

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To heaven and back – Part I

If you saw me now, I would remind you of the Christmas jingle ” Rudolph, the red nosed reindeer…”. A sun burnt nose, a black and white forehead, thoroughly chapped lips and swollen legs, one would think I returned after … Continue reading

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A journey like none other

My weary legs were thankful for the rest. The steaming hot cup of tea in my hand seemed god sent. The day had come to an end after almost twelve hours of navigating through moraine fields, crunching glaciers and a … Continue reading

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