Ladakh – One with the whole

“You have been to Ladakh? Wow! That is so cool!”. “I have heard its freezing there!”. “Aww! I wish I could go there too”. These are a few reactions that every person who has been to Ladakh invokes. Ladakh, a beautiful alluring destination that is present on every self-respecting traveller’s list.  Ladakh, a land lost…

Red or Blue?

“What do I wear to work today?” “May be I should quit my job!” “Where do I go for lunch?” Our life is series of decisions; Some easy. Some not so much. Taking a decision and sticking to it, without any regrets, is the most difficult task of all. When the time for decision comes,…

War of the worlds

It was March 2015. Both my work and my frustration were at their peak! Following my stint with yoga, my mind was filled with the romantic idea of traveling around the world! I wanted to walk across the scorching desert; float on a lazy river; journey along the road less taken! What can i say?…

Did I do it right?

My whole life has been a series of events planned with precision and rendered to me with meticulous calculation. I have moved from one certainty to another. I have never been off my charted path. Complete my schooling with flying colors. Check. Engineering. Check. Job at MNC. Check. Ideally my path should have been get…

Poetry in clouds – A trek to Kumar Parvatha

For years, Kumar Parvatha has enjoyed the coveted title of being the most difficult trek in South India. It is on every trek operator’s chart, on every ‘must-do’ list ever created for the Western Ghats and on every adventurer’s bucket list. Located in the Pushpagiri wildlife sanctuary, KP is the 6th highest peak of Karnataka….

A tryst with Neyyar Dam

Kerela. The word brings a plethora of images to mind. Whether it’s the impregnable greenery of the silent valley or the surreal houseboats of Alleppey; whether it is the rich tea gardens of Munnar or the sandalwood paste anointed majestic idol of Padmanabhaswamy in Thiruvananthapuram; Kerela has something special for every temperament. But, where most…