And What is there to See?

by Mridula on December 16, 2012

in Canon D550,himachal pradesh,India,Photography

I was once talking about a hill station I visited for which I was full of enthusiasm. It was slightly far away from a bigger well known spot in the hills. And I was asked, “So what is there to see?” The question caught me by surprise!

Palampur, Himachal Pradesh, India

Palampur, Himachal Pradesh, India

For me the biggest draw has always been nature! I quote from The Crystal Horizon by Reinhold Messner- “Nothing in life has brought me closer to enlightenment than landscapes. They have stamped me and are my mentors” (p. 203). Of course I can’t talk about enlightenment and all, but you get the drift?

Bir near Palampur, Himachal Pradesh, India

Bir near Palampur, Himachal Pradesh, India

And I was lucky, Palampur has nature and landscapes that awed me and captured my imagination. There was plenty of other stuff too but I thought I would establish the premises of my later posts right from the beginning!

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{ 12 comments… read them below or add one }

Marce January 21, 2013 at 7:00 pm

I love your country I m live GOA 10 years I want to developp the toursim from this country.

Best regards Daniel


Amit Agarwal December 18, 2012 at 10:29 am

Nature of course!
Lovely pics Mridula:)


Kantilal Doobal December 18, 2012 at 7:26 am

Great efforts,congrts !



Jay December 18, 2012 at 12:54 am

Hi Mridula,

Oh wow, I’m amazed. The second photograph just took my breath away. What a lovely place. Thanks for sharing Mridula :)

Keep up the good work




Anuradha Shankar December 17, 2012 at 10:47 pm

Beautiful, Mridula!!! i love the first one!!! and you are so right… there is so much to see and appreciate in nature, no matter where we go!


Meenakshi Malhotra December 17, 2012 at 9:04 pm

lovely shots! Himachal is so beautiful, that a shot from any angle will come out superb. Thanks for sharing!


a gal in city December 17, 2012 at 8:27 pm

I love hills station…I feel tht life is there only in metros only pollution is there


Tushar December 17, 2012 at 6:44 pm

Keep traveling, Keep writing..


Varsha Dutta December 17, 2012 at 5:59 pm

Isnt it amazing all that is there to see if you look


Shalu Sharma December 17, 2012 at 2:35 pm

Palampur is a lovely place. These pictures speak for themselves.


Niranjan December 17, 2012 at 12:44 pm

Awesome shots. It is not about seeing anything in particular. It is all about getting soaked in the nature.


Mama Zen December 17, 2012 at 3:41 am

Gorgeous shots!


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