Tagged: Himalayas

Photo Friday 01.14: Himalayas

Photo Friday‘: Pictures from faraway lands.
This edition brings pictures from Himalayas in Uttaranchal, India

Hitchhiking to Cheli La, a summit filled with prayer flags

Bhutan travelogue: Chapter 26 | Read other chapters – See photo gallery Hitching a ride in a jeep, an army truck, and a family car to get to the Cheli La pass ↑ Waiting for a ride at Bondey, the road to Cheli La separates from the Thimphu – Paro road here My friend and […]

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 […]