Oct 142015
 
Trekking to Maheshwari Kund Munsyari Kumaon

 An Easy trek in Kumaon to Maheshwari Kund Munsyari I no longer am much of a long distance hiker anymore, but I also try not to miss short hikes like I did in Spiti to Dhankar Lake.  While Uttarakhand has many famed treks for you to go for like Valley of Flowers, Roopkund, Pindari Glacier etc., what I did was a simple climb to a sacred lake called Maheshwari Kund or Meesar Kund in the local dialect. The important thing to note here is that our ancestors knew the importance of water bodies like lakes and rivers hence they [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Apr 082014
 
The Frog and The Princess: A Fairy tale told again

The Princess who saved a frog:  A Modern day fairy tale Once upon a time there was a little girl, her mother called her “Sona” her granny called her “Guddo”, and her dad called her “Princess” Of all the names the little girl loved was “ Princess”, everything else for her was immaterial, so she always failed to react  when somebody called her with one of her other names.  “ Guddo, lower the volume of your TV, I am praying”…. Granny will scream, but Guddo would be busy being Princess, in a fairy tale of her own. “Sona,  drink [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Aug 132013
 
Hidden Canyon Of Hyderabad

Should we keeep the Hidden Canyon of Hyderabad a secret? A few days ago while on a photographic jaunt with some of my photographic friends we stopped at an isolated spot to plan where to go next. While we were talking as to where to go next to go to the next  birding hot spot in Hyderabad like Gandipet or go and click one of the monuments like Taramati Baradari. While we were debating on the same, one of us started exploring the area and this is what he found We were all very exited on this discovery just [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]