The Sunset on Mount Everest

By    November 19th 2016    20 Comments  Posted in Everest Base Camp, Nepal, Trekking

Into the thin air, I was struggling hard for a breath of air. I’ve not climbed above 5300m before and with only 50% oxygen in the air, was struggling even more walking across the ridge. I sat down on a boulder to rest, grasp more air and stop my heart pounding high. This morning, for […]

Gateway of India | Mumbai

By    November 15th 2016    4 Comments  Posted in Maharashtra, Mumbai, West

My visit to Mumbai a year ago was not for travelling but attending my brother for hospital checkup. But this is Mumbai and whatever may be your engagement you will at least end up with visiting the Gateway of India! Gateway of India, a monumental memento of British Rule in India, stands on the waterfront […]

Badrinath Temple and The Neelkanth Peak

By    July 4th 2016    6 Comments  Posted in Badrinath, India, Pilgrimage, Uttarakhand

Holy Badrinath Temple, one of the Char (four) Dham (pilgrimage centre) in India, is the temple of Lord Vishnu in Uttarakhand. Nestled in the lap of Himalayan mountain ranges, this colourful temple stands with the river Alakananda flowing on its front and the magnificent peak Neelkanth, also known as ‘Garhwal Queen’ on its back.  Just imagine, […]

Royal Thai Monastery in Lumbini, Nepal

By    June 7th 2016    11 Comments  Posted in Lumbini, Nepal

Built in gleaming white marble, the Royal Thai Monastery in Lumbini is designed in Thai architecture. The beautiful design and carvings of Royal Thai Monastery make this place one of the must visit sites in Lumbini. This is a part of Photo Journey to the birth place of Lord Buddha. More pictures from the place […]

Myanmar Golden Temple in Lumbini, Nepal

By    June 6th 2016    7 Comments  Posted in Lumbini, Nepal

Lokamani Cula Pagoda, a huge gilded stupa was built in 1996 in the International Monastic Zone. It is one of the oldest temples in the monastic zone. There are two more temples inside the Myanmar complex which were built in Burmese style. This is a part of Photo Journey to the birth place of Lord […]