Water Curtain

There is a place that is nestled in the folds of the western ghats, There is a place that attracts and accumulates water and makes it cascade, There is a place that movie makers seek out to give serene back drop to a dramatic scene, There is a place that makes reaching there an adventure…

Temples run

This is the day 2 of BAC Bengaluru’s monsoon ride to the valley. For day 1 … The first day of the ride was meditation due to the focus needed to manage rain and western ghats. It was about finding the confidence, bonding with the  group, slipping with chrome and finding the birth of a river.…

Temple run

Day 1 of the 3 day bike ride to the temples and valleys of western ghats, Karnataka. lure: After I wrote about the bike trip to Mysore some 2 years back , the benevolent road sirens continued their calling and I responded with the Black Beast mostly. Yet I could not write. It seems that my muse…

Where is Kumta ?

Beach and sand has calling for the Wify dear like the mountains do for me. This Christmas I was planning a stay at home vacation. But the calling of the natural beings and the will of a ‘called’ spouse does not go well with peace plans. So few calls to the Club Mahindra call center landed us…

End of the VoF trip

It was hell of a week and more. The trip to Phullon ki Ghati – Valley of Flowers. From the chaos of thirteen of us getting together at the airport, the massive traffic Jam at Haridwar, the river side stay at Rishikesh. The trip to Vishal Badri and the insightful road. To the trek up to VoF, the Trek…

Joshimath

This the part four of possibly five-part writeup on the VoF trip to Himalayas.If chronology interests you start from part 1 on start of the journey from Haridwar, Rishikesh, Gangharia and then the other parts: part2 – The trek in the VoF part 3 on the trip down and a day at Auli. Auli was nice.…