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!

The most beautiful vantage point of Spiti you didn’t know existed

Spiti is one destination that is full of beautiful scenery that you’ve probably never laid eyes on — until now. Undaunted we proceed to tell you about one of the most visually stunning location in Spiti very few know about. Read further to find out about this secret location. … More The most beautiful vantage point of Spiti you didn’t know existed

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

10 most asked questions about Rohtang Pass permit & restrictions

The restrictions of travel to Rohtang Pass has affected the Local Taxi operators and Tourists alike. The National Green Tribunal enforced restrictions on vehicular movement on Rohtang Pass has caused a hue and cry. While the local Taxi and Tour operators fumed in anger, the tourists were most inconvenienced. To improve the situation, we now have an online system of permits. Still there is confusion about how to get the vehicular permit and how it works. We try to answer the 10 most asked questions about Rohtang Pass permits and regulations. … More 10 most asked questions about Rohtang Pass permit & restrictions