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Book Talk: The Nanda Devi Affair

This is yet another book that has reserved a place for itself in my bookshelf dedicated to travel writings. Not so much for the author Bill Aitken’s travels or trekking escapades but because the book reliably captures the aura surrounding…

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Notes from Haryana; The bird paradise of Bhindawas

The tropical and northern-dry deciduous forest belt of Haryana is exceptionally rich in birdlife. A substantial chunk of the bird species found in the entire state along with Delhi region could be spotted here in this semi-desert sandy plain area….

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Gadget and Gear Talk: Sony 10,000 mAh Power Bank

I am surely not a gadget freak but travelling certainly becomes more productive and convenient with the help of technology. The intent behind discussing gadgetry here is to help you make an informed choice, through my own experiences, when it…

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Shimla Diary; The splendid vistas of Thanadhar

Before last year, I got a chance to visit Thanadhar, the upper sidearm of the fertile and scenic Kotgarh Valley in Himachal Pradesh. Although interlinked and part of the same valley, the road to the settlement of Thanadhar branches off…

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Kullu Diary; The fading woods of Solang

The ensuing thoughts are based on my visit to the popular destination Solang late in the spring last year. Having visited Manali on numerous occasions serving varied purposes, it was only then when the long cherished wish to experience its…

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