Remembering Nicholas Roerich and his steller Himalayan Artwork

Today is 144th Birth Anniversary of Nicholas Roerich. A brilliant Russian painter, writer, archaeologist, theosophist, a philosopher who gave the world some of the best forms of canvas paintings themed on the Himalayas. … More Remembering Nicholas Roerich and his steller Himalayan Artwork

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10 things to consider before climbing Ama Dablam

Ama Dablam is a technical mountain but, with the use of fixed ropes, it is within the realm of mere mortals. But you still need to have a few things covered to have any realistic chance for summit glory. … More 10 things to consider before climbing Ama Dablam

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

3 picture stories of Children of Spiti that will make your heart melt

“The Hills have eyes”. At over 14,500 feet, frolicking kids exchanging innocent banter is a common sight. In a place where time stands still, the careless shenanigans add spark to a primordial lifestyle. The voraciousness and tenacity of these young angels is a spectacle to behold. In my recent visit to Spiti, I saw a few children that caught my immediate attention. There was so much I saw and heard that warmed the cockles of my heart. Watching the kids get on with their curious ways gave so much joy. I could feel the child in me wanting to live those golden years again. … More 3 picture stories of Children of Spiti that will make your heart melt