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Category: Talks and Rants


Homestay Review: Seetalvan Orchard at Kotgarh

Seetalvan Orchard is a Homestay located in a natural exquisite setting of the Kotgarh hills in Shimla district of the state of Himachal Pradesh. Looked after by an enterprising lady, who has tastefully converted her family-owned orchard into a modern-day rejuvenation…

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Book Talk: Himalayan Playground by Trevor Braham

“How wonderfully fresh and adventurous it must have been for the 20-year-old Braham travelling through the Himalaya in 1942 as a young soldier on leave during the Second World War and how wonderful to have Sherpa companions whom he had…

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Book Talk: Jim Corbett of Kumaon by DC Kala

“A tiger among men, lover of the underdog, a hero in war and pestilence, a model zamindar and employer, an ascetic, naturalist, and, above all, a hunter of maneating tigers and leopards for thirty-two active years in the then three…

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Book Talk: The Sacred Mountain by John Snelling

As apparent from the title and book-cover itself, “The Sacred Mountain” is a travel manual to the holiest of mountain regions – the Kailash Mansarovar – located in Tibet trans-Himalayas, which is regarded sacred by followers of no less than…

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Gadget and Gear Talk: Sandisk Sansa Clip+ Music player and Yuin Pk3 earphones

For me, travel and music are conjointly associated. Notwithstanding the mode of travel, good music always accompanies me. Long after a trip gets over, each track transports me back to relive that particular experience. My preferred music that accompanied me…

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