Category Archives: himalayas

Dreams of An Unquiet Mind

I am amused by peo­ple who say they have no dreams. When even ani­mals dream, how can peo­ple not? An evil thought comes about sub­ject­ing such peo­ple to dream depri­va­tion, if only to advance sci­en­tif­ic under­stand­ing. I dream both in … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Updated navigation for travelogue

I was a novice blog­ger when I start­ed out post­ing my Spi­ti trav­el­ogue. Thanks to feed­back and com­ments, I’ve real­ized that it was very dif­fi­cult to actu­al­ly nav­i­gate through the trav­el­ogue. It even led to some folks think­ing that the … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Yearning for Sense…

Once an issue becomes a main­stream news item in India, you can be sure every major reli­gious group, polit­i­cal par­ty, stu­dent orga­ni­za­tion, and celebri­ty will have an opin­ion on it. After the Shiv Sena, it’s now the All India Minori­ties … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Himalaya: Personal Stories of Grandeur, Challenge, and Hope

To see the great­ness of a moun­tain, one must keep one’s dis­tance. To under­stand its form, one must move around it. To expe­ri­ence the moods, one must see it at sun­rise and sun­set, at noon and at mid­night, in sun … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Spiti Travelogue updated with more pictures

I received offline as well as online feed­back to update my Spi­ti Trav­el­ogue with more pic­tures. I was hum­bled, and have updat­ed the trav­el­ogue posts with a large num­ber of addi­tion­al pic­tures…take a look! All your com­ments, crit­i­cisms, and sug­ges­tions are most wel­come!

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Spiti Travelogue: Day 12

Dev­il­ish Del­hi: Return to civ­i­liza­tion The next morn­ing, we came to Man­ali with our Gyp­sy vans to catch the bus­es to Del­hi. We bid adieu to our vans, and our dri­vers, Son­am and Mahin­der. Our dri­vers had gained our tremen­dous … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Spiti Travelogue: Day 11

Serene Solang: Relax­ation before the return jour­ney begins The quaint­ness and soli­tude of this town attract­ed me tremen­dous­ly. It was a place where artists of all kinds could swathe in the beau­ty of nature and reju­ve­nate their cre­ative pow­ers. Our … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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