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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The Women of Spiti

Yesterday, I spent a lot of time trying to do very many things simultaneously, feeling exhausted towards the end of it. By nightfall, I was trying to visualise the life of a multitasker and wondered what productivity meant for them. Playing around with my random disconnected thoughts, I found myself somewhere in Spiti. And how…

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Photos from Spiti

As I near the first anniversary of my debut solo trip, for reasons unknown I still struggle to articulate my experiences from Spiti, Himachal Pradesh. Faraway in the mountains, the silent solitude has taught me more than I expected and made me believe in the good even more. If there was only one thing I…

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6 things travelling solo taught me

Travelling solo is never easy. Firstly, meticulous planning is key. I like to pre-plan my travels so that I can leave enough room for spontaneity and pitfalls.  Secondly, since I am intrepid traveller, I would like to add some form of adventure to it. Thanks to the three solo trips I completed in the last 7…

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Turning Over a New Leaf

Today I spent ten minutes or more looking at a honeybee in the patio. Honeybee, remember one of those? I recently quit my hectic 9-5 job to travel and write. I loved my job but I felt like it was time I made travel my priority. Once I reassessed my life, I realised I was…

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My Travels in 2013

Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh January and December 2013 I’m completing a full circle as I return to Hyderabad to bring in 2014. When I travelled to Hyderabad earlier this year, I didn’t know I was going to return soon. It seems to be the base-camp of my reunions. My life would have been incomplete without trying…

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