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Walking through Paradise, Rupin Pass Trek

Rupin Pass is an amazing journey through the lower Himalayan ranges (Shivalik) tracing the source of the River Rupin. It begins with a gentle walk through forests and villages and thereafter gets exciting with rocky trails, flowery meadows, edge of … Continue reading

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Vibrant Flowers in Rupin Pass Trail in Himalayas

While walking through the Shivalik Hills in the Himalayas, I would often stop by to smell the flowers, enjoy their uninhibited dance in the rain, loving their many colors dotting the landscape. I don’t know their names, nor do I … Continue reading

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Goodbye to Remember!!

During the Trek to Sandakphu, we would often pass through small villages. Invariably, one of the dogs from the village would lead the way guiding us as far as they could; often dashing ahead with a mild growl if we … Continue reading

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10 Reasons why every Mountain Trek is a Pilgrimage !!

What is a pilgrimage I often ask myself ? Is it a journey to a destination of religious and spiritual significance or is it something more. I went on a few pilgrimages with my grand mother during my growing up … Continue reading

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