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Hills of Kumaon

A journey to the hills is always refreshing. A post on an exciting and memorable journey to the foothills of the mighty Himalayas. This was our third visit to Uttarakhand the first two being to Mussoorie and Valley of Flowers.┬áThis … Continue reading

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Kumaon Birding Diaries – Pangot and Around

The second post on birding in Kumaon region of Uttarakhand state. This time it was Pangot, Binayak and Timlapani which are beyond Nainital and nestled high up in the hills. This one day trip led us to some amazing places … Continue reading

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Kumaon Birding Diaries – Saattal and Around

This was our first trip to Kumaon. Almost all species that we sighted were first timers for us. We stayed for a week at Club Mahindra Dancing Waters resort in Naukuchiatal. We had arranged for birding for two days at … Continue reading

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Valley of Flowers – Trip Planning

Visiting the Valley of Flowers National Park was a dream of mine, is by now known to you all too well. I am sure there are many more like me who will want to and should see this heaven on … Continue reading

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Valley of Flowers. Reaching base camp. Trek to Ghangharia

The Valley of Flowers series continues into the third post. The road journey with all its twists and turns lasts only up to Govindghat. The base camp for Valley of Flowers is however the tiny hamlet of Ghangharia. To reach … Continue reading

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Destination Valley of Flowers. The journey through Garhwal.

I am sure you’ve read about the enchanting Valley of Flowers, my dream destination which a few of us visited in August 2010. The journey to and from the Valley of Flowers was by itself an emotional roller-coaster filled with … Continue reading

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Valley of Flowers. Dream Come True.

A post on the most exotic place that I have visited till date. The most adventurous trip of my life (so far!). This place is surely a paradise on earth and no words can express the beauty of this place. … Continue reading

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