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Random act of kindness – Trek to Triund

How much further is Triund? Local: “another hour or two depending on how fast you walk?” “Is it safe to trek back if it gets dark?” Local: “No, there are bears in this jungle. There was an attack only a…
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Chill in Himachal – Part 2

A glimpse of Parvati Valley Kasol After a relaxing couple of days in quiet Malana, we made way to Kasol, a place that is most likely second home to hippies. And true to its image, you come across people with…
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Chill in Himachal – Part 1

Malana – A Unique Journey Robert Louis Stevenson’s once said “to travel hopefully is a better thing than to arrive;” Wonder if he said this on or after a journey to Himachal, a place known for its’ picturesque valleys, snow…
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Srinagar – a mixed bag of emotions

After traveling to Srinagar a few times, both as tourist and traveler, I finally seem to get a hang of the place. Regardless of the time of the year, my experience with Srinagar remained the same. In short, I am…
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Kolkata – A musical affair

When you think of traveling somewhere, a metro city is not what comes to mind. But, I couldn’t count days soon enough for Kolkata. The reason: Dover Lane Music Conference; a musical feast of 4 nights (no typo there) of…
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Faith

Travel is as much an inward journey as it is outward. Every situation, every person you meet, a story you heard or a book you read, everything has an ability to challenge your underlying beliefs and judgments. One such story…
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Illusionary world

When trials and triumphs define who we are When man is classified either good or bad When ‘feeling’ becomes an obscene word life turns mechanical of sorts A complex web of contradictions as grey matter rules the world Where love…
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