I always tell people that Mcleodganj has lot to offer everyone. Few weeks back, I got a chance to show my favourite hill station to my friends. Kaushal, Isha and Deeksha (KID) wanted to spend their weekend away from the hustle bustle of NCR and I suggested them Mcleodganj. A conference call and few stories from my previous trip to Mcleodganj was enough to convince. Continue reading “Mcleodganj – A weekend trip from Delhi to relight ourself”
Of all the places I have visited, Mcleodganj is the closest to my heart. The panoramic view of Dhauladhars, Tibetan monks wearing saffron and maroon robes, prayer flags and the deep green valleys, leaves me tingling with excitement. I literally get goosebumps whenever I rewind my Mcleodganj memories. Mcleodganj pumps in positivity and rekindles life into me. From a tourist’s eye, its one of the best places in Himachal to visit. Kangra, Dharamshala, Dharamkot, Naddi, Triund and Bhagsu, all lie in same vicinity. Starting with Mcleodganj, here are the top 10 places to visit in Mcleodganj Continue reading “Top 10 places to visit in Mcleodganj”
Mcleodganj (Upper Dharamsala), 6 km from Dharamsala (also known as Lower Dharamsala), is in the Kangra district of Himachal Pradesh. I came here as I was told that it was a good place to do meditation in the mountains and also because I wanted to tick mark the Triund trek from my to-do list. The flying prayer flags on every corner, mountain tops surrounded by white clouds, the saffron-clad monks with Prayer beads and spinning prayer wheels justified my hopes. I felt like I was in some other dimension. Continue reading “How I explored Mcleodganj solo on foot in 4 days!”
You don’t need a reason to visit Mcleodganj twice. Once you have been here, the place itself will call you again. There is something in the air of Mcleodganj that calls me everytime and I go. Solo. This isolation, is unique and in some ways, complete. Unlike last time where I spent most of my time among the Monks, this time I spent most of my time sitting in different cafes. Cafes of Mcleodganj are entirely different than those urban cafes. No hustle and quite like the mountains. Some of these cafes are so good, coming here for a moment makes you think, this is what we live for. Continue reading “Top 5 cafes in Mcleodganj you cannot afford to miss!”
Sitting on the window side of the HRTC bus, gazing the mountains and pine trees, breathing the clear air, I am lost. Someone sitting at the back is listening to Euphoria’s Maeri.