Tag Archives: Kashmir

Exploring the Elements through Photographs

Sometimes I travel in search of history, sometimes for art and culture and more often than not in search of nature’s creations. There have been several moments during my travel journeys when I have been one with nature and these¬†photographs … Continue reading

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Around a bonfire in the Hills of Kashmir, India

I have been writing about my trek in the hills of Kashmir which left me longing for more. After a grueling trek for 6 days when we would retire early into our evening, the last evening on the banks of … Continue reading

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Unsung Heroes – Kashmir Great Lakes Trek

What makes a trip memorable? The sights, the food, the weather, the hotels, the experiences or the people who touch our lives. While all of them have the role to play, more often than not people leave a lasting impression. … Continue reading

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Descending to Earth- A Journey through Infinite Mist, Kashmir

After a 6 day trek through breath taking locales finally it was time to descend to Earth :). We had enjoyed excellent weather through the days and what we experienced while descending the 4000 feet through steep, slippery, muddy pathways … Continue reading

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Rocky Paths lead to Heaven, Kashmir, India

Day 4 ended on a rocky note with some mild boulder hopping to get a glimpse of a limpid lake. Sleeping between mountains under the protective gaze of the milky way, I knew we were knocking on the inner doors … Continue reading

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Icy Stream,Limpid Lakes & an Elusive Mountain, Kashmir, India

3 days into the trek the body was slowly getting accustomed to the ways of the mountains. To my surprise, the mind was happy to look inward and remain disconnected from the virtual world. The long days in the open … Continue reading

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Upside Down Good Morning with Yoga

My mornings begin with Yoga which sets the tone for the day. Every morning is a good morning with a little bit of Yoga thrown in. My anytime, anywhere moments are defined by Shirshasana which instantly recharges my batteries. During … Continue reading

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Date with the Alpine Lakes, Kashmir, India

The Trek was designed around the Great Lakes of Kashmir which can be only reached on foot or by pony. Having already experienced the walk through the meadows on Day 1 and the beauty of the Vishansar Lake on Day … Continue reading

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Walking in Green Meadows, Kashmir, India

I was always dreamy eyed about Kashmir, thanks to the onscreen Bollywood romance that periodically boosted my teenage desire but geo- political disturbances had other plans. As they say, steps to paradise reveal themselves after much hard work and more … Continue reading

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Taste of the Dal Lake, Srinagar, India

The last 10 days, I spent trekking in Kashmir Valley in India. Often in the news for the wrong reasons this beautiful lush green valley presents one of the tastiest cuisines of India. Dal Lake is the toast of Srinagar … Continue reading

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