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Tweet Even before leaving for the #lumiainlapland we were told to carry our swim suites for the sauna experience. I have been to saunas in the past but within Indian spas. The Finnish take the sauna experience to an altogether different level. First of all we have to take into account the weather. When I [...]


Tweet I am not a big fan of driving anything that has petrol in it. Snow mobile was no exception. I was given an opportunity to experience the snow mobile at Levi, Lapland that is in Finland. The event was known as #lumiainlapland Anyway, I forgot my driving license in the room. So, I decided [...]


Tweet Why did it not feel like a lazy Sunday? It is past 10.30 pm when I found time even to post a picture! It is going to be a snow filled month here, first Narkanda and now I have a visa for Finland. If everything goes according to the plan I would be in [...]


Tweet When I arrived at Narkanda there was snow everywhere. I was so tired at the end of the journey that I was happy I didn’t had to walk through snow to reach the hotel. The taxi dropped me right at the doorstep of the Hatu which is a Himachal Pradesh Tourism Development Development Corporation [...]


Tweet On day seven my trek started deviating from the proposed itinerary. I was supposed to walk to the high camp (4800 meters) on day 7 and on day 8 we would have crossed the Thorang-La pass if things went according to plan. But they didn’t. I got up early in the morning and went [...]


Tweet For today’s sky watch I present the skies from Gulmarg. I was staying at The Khyber there. And this was the view from my balcony one evening. I would love to go back one day. The Khyber, Gulmarg This post is part of Sky Watch Friday, do check them out.