It is one of the greatest mysteries of our times. It has been chronicled so much by historians, sociologists and scientists, alike that one can find internet abuzz with the different stories and theories. Hence makes not point for me to try to tell the history, at least not more than this that lake is […]
Month: March 2016
Ali Bugyal – Most beautiful but might be least visited meadow!Ali Bugyal – Most beautiful but might be least visited meadow!
Bugyals are the meadows in the lower himalayan region- lush green, out of nowhere on the top of the mountain or on its edges, surrounded by heavy forest of pines and deodars. All of sudden tree-line ends and meadow begins. Uttarakhand has many of them in its higher reaches. Many of them are very popular […]
Its one of the most popular tourist destinations in India—for domestic and overseas tourists alike. Udaipur, better known as City of lakes is truly special, calm and beautiful. It has lot many things to offer to the tourists from temples like Eklingji and Nathdwara to historical places like Haldighati. So much so that you can’t […]
After Two Deadly Years, Everest Climbers Gear Up for a Strong SeasonAfter Two Deadly Years, Everest Climbers Gear Up for a Strong Season
Nepal has had the worst year imaginable. But even after a 7.8-magnitude earthquake, political unrest that resulted in a five-month blockade, and the two deadliest years in the history of climbing o… Source: After Two Deadly Years, Everest Climbers Gear Up for a Strong Season
Its the story of the ‘goose that laid the golden egg’. Quite similar to my earlier post on Hills: Don’t we need them anymore. But irony is, while the earlier story was about a place some distance from Delhi, this one is right from the heart of the capital. This too is about something equally […]
A lot of tea and a bit of Ramayana in Nuwara EliyaA lot of tea and a bit of Ramayana in Nuwara Eliya
Nuwara Eliya is not the name that automatically pops up in your mind, when you talk about Sri Lanka. One keeps talking about Colombo, Galle or Kandy. But Nuwara Eliya is an important tourist place in central Sri Lanka. Its very close o Kandy. One can assume the importance of this place by the fact […]
One of the many lakes the lower himalayan region of Nainital is famous for- Naukuchiatal (नौकुचियाताल) is one of the biggest among them and perhaps most serene. The only lake comparable to this in serenity will be the Sattal. Located at an altitude of 1220 metres, this is also the deepest lake in the region. […]
We have already read about how city of Bruges in Belgium showcases its Public Art. Another city in Belgium is know for its different form of art- graffiti. This is Ghent. We are talking about Graffiti Street in Ghent. This narrow alley called Werregaren straat, between Vrijdagmarkt and Groentenmarkt is know as Graffiti Street- a […]
Who likes to be alone! Whether it is a human being or birds, everybody looks for a sweet, cute, like-minded company!! Isn’t it.. As is a line of a popular hindi Bollywood song… एक… एक से भले दो. दो… दो से भले तीन (One… two is more better. Two… Three is still better than two), […]
Celebrating World Wildlife Day – A joyful photo journey!Celebrating World Wildlife Day – A joyful photo journey!
Its World Wildlife Day today. UN has been celebrating this day since last year. This year theme for the World Wildlife Day is “The Future of wildlife is in our hands” and it also has a sub-theme “The future of elephants is in our hands”. What an immense joy this nature gives us in form of […]