Chasing Shiva: The connection with Peripheral God & Himalayas

Coming from a Hindu family, I grew up listening to stories of the mighty Shiva, the God from Mt. Kailas in the Himalayan mountains, who was the destroyer of all suffering. He was a God who, when outraged, would open up his ‘third eye’ and cause devastation to the entire Universe. This was enough to capture my imagination. It was not hard to see him in the mountains and be lured to the ‘fairytale’ and the mysticism behind it.  … More Chasing Shiva: The connection with Peripheral God & Himalayas

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Have a beautiful, walnutty, chocolatey day!

Ask any caffeine dependent traveler about the best Himalayan Cafe and Woeser Bakery name comes up. Travelers looking for unique desserts and delicious coffee in Mcleodganj should look no further. Woeser Cafe has a steady flow of fan following in the Bakery and Cafe business in the little Lhasa town. All credits go to Sangmo Tendill. … More Have a beautiful, walnutty, chocolatey day!

Why restriction in camping at Deoriatal-Chandrashila trek a good call by Forest Department

This winter season, Uttarakhand Forest Officials set out to protect the state wildlife by bringing in camping regulations. The latest being withdrawal of permission to camp inside Kedarnath Musk Deer Sanctuary. Is this going to help or just a knee jerk reaction? We investigate. … More Why restriction in camping at Deoriatal-Chandrashila trek a good call by Forest Department

6 handy tips to get you sleep like a baby on a Himalayan Trek

Poor sleep is common at high altitude. Most trekkers don’t sleep well at a higher altitude. Trekkers commonly report intense dreams, feeling of being suffocated and wake up feeling unrefreshed. We take this opportunity to acknowledge the importance of sleep in a high altitude Trek. After careful examination of the sleep architecture at high altitude, we come out with few handy tips for trekkers. We hope they come in handy. … More 6 handy tips to get you sleep like a baby on a Himalayan Trek