Mountain grandpa

  When I think about our generation, I realize we have missed out on so many things in spite of getting everything we demand for. We have missed out on living life the way our previous generations have lived. When I think about my grandparents, I remember they were the most active human beings I…

Silence.

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There is an intricate beauty in silence. Not the absence of sound, but the tuning in to the easily missed out sounds. The rustle of leaves in a forest The lapping of waves on the beach The distant cry of a Kite in flight. The rattle-like sound…

Photographs

  I think, it rarely matters which camera model we use. It’s the person’s perspective and more than that, the effort they put in, that makes a photograph. It’s not the clarity or sharpness that makes it beautiful. Instead, defocusing an object and letting the background stand out, or capturing the sunset in very low…

Dehradun: nature and landscape

Dehradun, the capital of the third largest Himalayan state in India, Uttarakhand, is like an auditorium for mountain lovers, that showcases the beauty of the dramatic Himalayas and it’s surrounding natural kingdom. The snow crowned peaks as sharp as an arrow with their inclined limestone beds which are the very reason for the formation and…

Peak-a-boo

  Bandarpunch peak as seen from Mussoorie hill station. Mussoorie, Uttarakhand.

Robber’s cave

Robber’s cave, Dehradun. The water was super chilly. We were given a pair of slippers before we stepped inside the cave, which made it even more thrilling. By the time we came out of the cave our feet were numb. Robber’s cave is a narrow cave which has been carved over time by the force…

Unstoppable

  There’s a certain charm to the Himalayan streams. The whitish-grey limestones add to the perfection. Some rocks that are broken and shoved downstream by the force have perfectly fallen in place, while others are still on a journey with the river. Some are resilient and try not to give up as the cold river…

Traditional travellers

Everyone loves the idea of travelling to new places and returning home with a memory card filled with pictures. No sooner have we shared those mandatory travel selfies with our near and dear ones than we want to hit the road again. We long for travelling. For us it is a change from our daily…