Category: Travel research

Cooking at high altitudes

A long walk Picture taken: May 2005, about 10,000ft in Garhwal Himalayas. Here is the travelogue of my trip. One of the interesting things about high altitude camping is the unique taste of the food. Above the tree line, water becomes more-or-less tasteless. Since Indian cooking involves generous use of water (from stewing vegetables to […]

Shringi Vatika and Neighborhoods

Mridula’s posts about Shringi Vatika and the journey towards it refreshed my memories about visiting that place back in April 2006. It was a bicycle expedition to Jalori pass from Kullu in Himachal Hradesh. Wikipedia stub on Shringi Rishi: Shringi Rishi was the legendary Indian Hindu saint or Rishi of sage Kashyapa ‘s lineage.Shringi Rishi […]