Category: Hills and Mountains

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Family Adventure Day4 trek : Adieu until next time

Today I woke up with mixed feelings – “of elation” at having successfully completed the family adventure trekking with kids and “some anxiety” that the trip was coming to a close. Having thoroughly enjoyed...

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Family Adventure Day3 trek : Exploring Crystal Cave and its surroundings

Day3 of this family adventure trek was dedicated to completely immersing ourselves in the natural beauty that surrounded us. My plan was to explore and photograph the Crystal cave meadows, flitting butterflies, Himalayan griffin,...

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Family Adventure TrekDay2 : Serolsar Lake to Shepherd’s Hut

That was the original plan for Day2 of this family adventure but destiny had its own ideas. Read the story as it unfolds ! I think (since I was not awake to confirm), sunrise...

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Family trek Day1 – Jalori Pass to Serolsar lake

Every summer, during the kids’ vacation, I plan a long trip to somewhere I have never been before. Summer of 2017, I also wanted to do something I have never done before. With the...

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Drive to the picturesque Lachung in North Sikkim

Sikkim’s natural beauty bowled us over in Pelling and we found the people very hospitable, gentle and helpful. Lachung was one of the key highlights in my mind during my Sikkim visit in April...

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A trip that will stay with us for a lifetime – Nathu La

My son had read about Nathu La in school. This was on my have-to-visit list and help him appreciate the tough conditions our defence personnel live in, day in and day out, to keep...

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Experience Gangtok in all its splendour

Gangtok was the nodal point of our Sikkim itinerary. Situated at 5410 ft, it is a bustling town and capital of Sikkim. In 2016, it was ranked as the 8th cleanest city in India...

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Pelling – A quaint hill station town with an amazing view

Planning for this trip started in January 2016. My son had started learning about the Northern Mountains in school. I was keen to set up my kids’ first meeting with the mighty Himalayas. It...