Pant museum at Kausani in Uttarakhand isn’t a touristy place as such. In my three visits to this place in the course of last few years, I have rarely seen any other tourist there. Despite, this place being in the heart of the Kausani town with just a few steps to walk upto the museum […]
Last year, when we went to Shitlakhet, we headed for an early morning trek to Syahi Devi temple. But we started a bit late, and then we had a packed schedule in the day ahead. And, with some clear view of Nanda Devi range consuming lot of our time, we dropped the idea of going […]
A photo journey to Shitlakhet, a hidden gem in KumaonA photo journey to Shitlakhet, a hidden gem in Kumaon
I had been hearing about Shitlakhet for almost ten years now, ever since I started visiting the Almora region more frequently. I even made some flying visits to the village, and had some incredibly tasty maggi. But never got an opportunity to stay overnight and explore the place until last month when I was there […]
Its rare for a Bougainvillea bush to become a landmark. But it actually is. This is one happy, big Bougainvillea bush right in the middle of the market at Almora in Uttarakhand. Its said that more than 35 years ago, this bougainvillea wrapped itself around a deodar tree. Their love story continues. Actually people in Almora consider this as […]
Sunlight is such a beautiful artist. Besides giving us a life, it creates paintings and art out of nowhere. Like this one- sun is nowhere to seen but light of the setting sun has created such a nice outline to clouds in the sky…
A beautiful bunch of flowers with Dangthal (6050 metres) peak of Kumaon Himalayas in the background. This is view from Kasar Devi, Almora in Uttarakhand, India, said to be one of the most beautiful locations to have a panoramic view of Himalayan ranges, especially Trishul and Nanda Devi peaks.
One of the few remarkable panoramic view of the himalayas in India. This one is of Nanda Devi ranges from Kasar Devi near Almora in Uttarakhand. You can see ranges from Trishul (trident) in the left to Panchachuli in far right. Nanda Devi is in the center-right. Move to Binsar and view of Panchachuli peaks […]