Discovering Nelong Valley: The Ladakh of Uttarakhand

Discovering Nelong Valley: The Ladakh of Uttarakhand

The word Nelong traditionally means the ‘place of blue stones’. At an elevation of 11,009 feet above sea level in the Gangotri National Park, located 45 km before the Indo-Tibetan border, Nelong Valley is one of the most beautiful valleys and one of the best kept secret of Uttarkashi, Uttarakhand. The climate and landscape of this cold desert is same as Ladakh and Lahaul-Spiti. Continue reading “Discovering Nelong Valley: The Ladakh of Uttarakhand”

darjeeling Senchal Wildlife Sanctuary cycling park

Darjeeling gets India’s first forest park dedicated to cycling!

In the wilderness of forest, one finds the true peace. And if you are a mountain biker, Darjeeling’s Senchal Wildlife Sanctuary cycling park, should be your new address. This year the Wildlife Sanctuary opened the country’s first-ever cycle trail, which is a 20-km stretch weaving through thick pine forests and its panoramic views. Continue reading “Darjeeling gets India’s first forest park dedicated to cycling!”

Sushma Swaraj and Suresh Prabhu helping indians on twitter

Stuck somewhere? Tweet to Sushma Swaraj/Suresh Prabhu and get immediate help!

These days the Ministry of Railways and Ministry of Home Affairs are just a tweet away. Literally, if you are in need of any help from them, just send them a tweet and they will help you quickly. Be it a diaper or a VISA, Sushma Swaraj and Suresh Prabhu are helping people in distress and providing immediate help. Both the gov bodies are active to twitter and helping citizens, and have made politicians approachable. Continue reading “Stuck somewhere? Tweet to Sushma Swaraj/Suresh Prabhu and get immediate help!”

The Ultimate travel checklist to use before you start packing

Trek Checklist – Top things to carry for a trekking trip!

Everyone does trekking for different reasons. Some to test their limit, some for adventure, some of get fit and some to tick off an item from their bucket-list. I do treks to motivate myself. Every time I chose a trek, I spend a significant amount of time in thinking what to pack and what no. Despite having packed for trekking countless times, packing is still a back-breaking task for me. Continue reading “Trek Checklist – Top things to carry for a trekking trip!”

Delhi Jaipur weekend Road trip

My weekend roadtrip from Delhi to the Pink City Jaipur

Around 12AM, Kaushal called and said, “Bhai kahin chalte hain!” and in response I gave him 2 options, “Jaipur or Chandigarh“. He took few seconds and said, “Jaipur“. Shakespeare once said “Friends who road trip together, stay together“. Okay! I made that up but you know its true. Continue reading “My weekend roadtrip from Delhi to the Pink City Jaipur”