Day out with Nature in Sikkim…. Part II

After spending a few hours near the river and grabbing lunch at Tenzing’s farm, we were off to a beach of sorts. Along the way, we drove near a raging waterfall, that seemed to put even the Niagara falls to shame… The bends and curves on the raw roads had...

Day out with Nature in Sikkim…. Part I

A day out at River Rungkyung and beyond… It had been about 4 days in Sikkim, and we were just done exploring Yumthang Valley and Zero Point.. From there, we were headed to another destination where we would be spending not one but two days, yes, probably...

The blue blue skies in Leh

A few days back a friend pinged and asked how my Leh trip was, how much did it cost, how many days, etc etc…. She went on to ask if there was good wi-fi signal there, and that made me chuckle. Cos once you are up in the hills, mobile connectivity is dicey, leave...

Drama in the skies… headed to Bagdogra

That was that, I had decided I was doing the trip to Sikkim. Next came the dilemma of travel, whether I wanted to fly direct to Bagdogra [a town in the Darjeeling district of West Bengal] or maybe to Kolkatta and then take an overnight bus/train.. Ultimately settled...

Sikkim Diaries… The itinerary for the 9 day trip…

[Clicked this enroute Yumthang valley.. Rhodendron flowers were in full bloom] Since I came back from Bhubaneshwar, I was busy chugging along life- work and things were happening and there were quite a few day trips and road trips that happened with friends/guys [most...