Hemkund Sahib | An Adventurous Pilgrimage

By    December 23rd 2015    30 Comments  Posted in Adventure, Hemkund Sahib, Pilgrimage, Trekking, Uttarakhand

It was our strong desire of trekking in the higher Himalayas that initiated the journey from Ghangaria to Gurudwara Sri Hemkund Sahib. But as we began the journey, faith came in. Pilgrims of all ages were on this difficult trek; a complete uphill trek that certainly demands physical fitness. More than the physical fitness, their […]

AMARNATH YATRA | PANCHTARNI TO HOLY CAVE

By    December 16th 2015    4 Comments  Posted in Kashmir, Pilgrimage, Trekking

At Panchtarni (Panjtarni) – Altitude 12729ft It was close to four in the afternoon when we reached the Panchtarni camp site. There, camps were set up by the side of river and marked with distinctive numbers. Most of them were capable of accommodating ten persons, though smaller tents also available but less in number. Tariff […]

Hornbill Festival in Nagaland – The Old Man!

By    December 15th 2015    2 Comments  Posted in Festival Tourism, My Photoblog, People & Culture

This old man of age about 75+ years was displaying his culture at Hornbill Festival of 2014 in Kohima, Nagaland. He was carrying a Bamboo wine container on his left hand and wearing a typical Naga attires. Location: Hornbill Fesival Venue at Kisima Village in Kohima, Nagaland, India Date of Shooting : 01/12/2014 I Shot this with Nikon D5100, FL – 32mm, f/5.6, […]

In Case I Forget | The Girl We Met at Thimphu Chorten

By    December 13th 2015    4 Comments  Posted in Bhutan, In Case I Forget, My Photoblog

When you return home, you return with lots of memories of the places visited! My this post is about one of such memories of Thimphu in Bhutan. It was a lovely morning in Thimphu, the capital city of Bhutan. We just came out from the Thimphu Chorten and saw a Bhutanese girl was waiting outside […]

AMARNATH YATRA | GANESH TOP TO PANCHTARNI

By    December 8th 2015    No Comments  Posted in Kashmir, Pilgrimage, Trekking

Wahbal Top to Ganesh Top (Mahaganus Top) – Distance 2 Kms Our journey to the Ganesh Top began at around 12.30PM from Wahbal Top. It was a steep climb of 1000 feet from there and the distance to cover was only 2 Kms. We saw a group of pilgrims returning and spoke to them. They […]