That Aimless Walk at Palampur

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The day I arrived at Palampur my hosts at the Holiday Home Hotel (it is a home based hotel) asked me, “so what would you do today”? And I told them “nothing” as I was way too tired. True to the form after breakfast I went to sleep, the effect of Avomine was still taking its toll. They literally woke me up for lunch at 2.20 pm! After food I read a book till about 4.00 pm and then told them that I was going out for a walk.

Palampur, Himachal Pradesh, India
Palampur, Himachal Pradesh, India

I had no idea where I was going, I just wanted to feel less guilty about all the good food I was eating by walking off some of it! I knew I wanted to walk away from the bazaar on this day (on many other days I happily walked towards the bazaar and gajar ka halwa) and I took the path a little beyond the HPTDC Tea Bud Hotel that says Lohna Hills. A while later I saw the open fields and knew that I was going in the right direction. The sun was getting low so taking pictures was even more beautiful.

Dhauladhar Mountains, Palampur, Himachal Pradesh, India
Dhauladhar Mountains, Palampur, Himachal Pradesh, India

From the main road I was not getting the desired angle on the shots. Then I saw someone moving on a narrow lane which was much better for catching the scene. I walked swiftly that way and remained there till the sun went down!

Palampur at Sunset, Himachal Pradesh, India
Palampur at Sunset, Himachal Pradesh, India

And all these pictures are from that aimless walk. That is what I love about the hills. Walk which ever way you want and you will get something worth remembering! I think I will go back to Palampur but I have to go to Barot first!