People of the Garhwal Mountains, Uttarakhand

Journeys are made by the people we meet and the landscapes we see. People share the stories of the land as they have seen or heard about it and that makes the place more special to me. In my recent trek to the Valley of Flowers and Hemkund, I got the chance to meet some people…

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How Trekking Redefined My Life

There will be two moments which will remain with me forever- the conflicted confidence while trekking from Langza to Komic in Spiti, Himachal Pradesh and the incredible sunrise at Sandakphu, North Bengal. Somehow, even though the experiences are in two different locations, they seem like a continuance to each other. In Spiti, I was trekking…

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Women Adventurers I Know

A few weeks ago when I read this post on Mariellen Ward’s blog, I began to wonder about women explorers and who were they for me. I idolised the very popular Amelia Earhart, probably one of the oldest and the most inspiring women I have read about. A few months ago, I came across Cindy…

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Biking in Bidar

Cycling has become rather addictive. Whenever I see a bike these days, I want to be on it. The Blackbuck Resort in Bidar, Karnataka lets us hire bicycles on per hour basis. The terrain is interesting though challenging. After my quick ride around the lake I realised how happy the exercise left me. Amrita DasAmrita…

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