Tweet I was aware that the route to Hemkunt Sahib (4329 meters, 15210 feet) was all the way uphill, the entire 6km of it. But having done the Everest Base Camp in May this year I thought I should be able to tackle it. We had bread omelet for breakfast around 6.30 am and left at [...]
Tweet I used to sleep almost like a log on the Everest Base Camp Trek (apart from Gorek Shep) but no such luck on the VOF trek. I don’t know why every day I would struggle to sleep. The first night at Ghangaria was particularly bad. I woke up at some point with a start, [...]
Tweet From Valley of Flowers, I am back to the plains again! I trekked 50 kilometers in 4 days. Of course my pictures do no justice to the place. I was wondering what makes me walk 50 kilometers in 4 days, 25 of which was uphill. Of course the nature is part of the [...]
Tweet Thought I would quickly click the neighborhood Gulmohars before I leave for Malaysia. You never know in 4 days what may happen to them. As of now they are in their full glory. Will try to blog from Kuala Lumpur. But it will depend on the hotel connection and the laptop working with an [...]
Tweet In case you are wondering what is the question, it is the Malaysian visa question. And the flowers as I said are called Flame of Forest. Two more days to find out the answer.
Tweet Clicked these Chinese Honeysuckles (also called Madhu Malti or Rangoon Creeper) in my backyard. What the eyes saw, could capture only a fraction of it in my picture. But they are still a pretty bunch, aren’t they? Also on more backyard update there is a purple sunbird nest and a tailor bird nest in [...]