My 10-day Uttarakhand ‘Live Like Local’ trip was about to reach its climax. I reached back to Joshimath, all exhausted and tanned, after a tour which started from Rudraprayag district and went on till Chamoli. I stayed in villages in Hudu near Chopta, Sunil in Joshimath and Devgram in Urgam Valley.[Read more…] about Auli, Uttarakhand: Expect the Unexpected in the Lap of Himalayas
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1 hour away from Joshimath, was the majestic Urgam valley where mountains embraced all the possible axis.
It was time to move from one district of Garhwal region to another. From Rudraprayag to Chamoli, the views became even more scenic as I glanced them from a local bus that departed from Rudraprayag and took me to Joshimath.[Read more…] about Joshimath’s Heavenly Abode-Uttarakhand Homestays
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“This is was not a regular trip. I didn’t book fancy hotels or luxury transportation. I knew it was going to be my last leg of transformation, taking me from a regular city girl to someone who would like to be raw and real for the rest of her life. This trip was going to be about living like a local.”
Probably the only place in the world where you can sit at 1000 m and glance the panoramic views of marvels at 8000 m.
Beyond Kathmandu’s obvious touristy choices like Bhaktapur, Patan, Basantpur, Thamel etc lies a road less taken. The road takes you even closer to the Newari culture and scenic beauty that one craves to find in Kathmandu but fails to.[Read more…] about Nepal beyond Kathmandu: A Road Less Travelled
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“Damn it! Nepal for the third time?!” Certainly, this wasn’t my reaction as opposed to what it was. Homecoming in Nepal every time sure feels like the most amazing travel summons from the universe.”