Toh Chalein to Jwara

In case you missed, read the first part of Hampta Pass Trek : It’s okay to fall, but fall with grace While we had our breakfast and waited for our lunch to get ready, there was just one thing I had my eyes for, miles and miles of rolling mountains. They were endlessly green, dotted with Pine […]

It’s okay to fall, but fall with grace

6th August, 2016, 1700 hrs “What is trekking?”, asked our Trek Leader (TL) Mayank Mathur from IndiaHikes (IH) as we were gathered at “Wildlife Information & Interpretation Centre” in Manali for our briefing of trek to Hampta Pass tomorrow (7th August, 2016). To answer the question, trekking is nothing but walking and breathing. And that’s […]

While I watch them take their first steps

This is going to be a two-part article. Part two coming soon! It was not until I saw the Konkan coastline that I could believe that finally I was going to make it to the village of Velas in Ratnagiri. Little did I know it was just a start of 2 days I am never going […]