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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2014 through my travel looking glass

This year has been unpredictable, frightening and very emotional for me. There were times when I didn’t want to open my eyes to a new day and there were nights when I didn’t want the morning lights to interfere. In all honesty, when I look back in time, I did not preempt any of this….

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Itinerary: Sandakphu Trek

Planning out my Sandakphu trek was not difficult though I was confused with the many route options. This terrain can be done in a number of ways and across days. I wanted to do mine solo (sans a guide) and over six days. However, I completed the trek in five days, with a guide and…

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Memories from the Mountains

It was -8 degrees Celsius night before and the proof of it was staring at me from the window, where I saw water frozen through disconnected pipelines. I wanted to play spoilsport and somehow make up for the sleepless night, just when I heard Amar call out, ‘Ready?’ We headed out to the viewpoint at…

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