A journey through the alpine flowers of Bhyundar Valley and Nandankanan

5th to 9th Aug’2019 (Govindghat to Govindghat) I, intentionally, have used these very old but interesting local names, “Bhyundar Valley” & “Nandankanan”, to highlight the traditional, geographical and Hindu mythological connections to the so called Himalayan Trekking heavens of the “Hemkunt Sahib” and “Valley of Flowers” respectively which are located in the Chamoli district of…

Buran Ghati – A thoughtful journey into life

17th – 23rd May’2019 …and my first ever Himalayan Journey began. Buran Ghati or Barua Pass is located in the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh connecting the Shimla and Kinnaur districts. Even today local villagers use this pass for religious or cultural purposes and travel from Janglik to Barua village crossing an elevation of 15000…

The Look…

Thanks a lot to my friend Kunal Gupta who sketched it for me. I was sitting on a bench at a railway station in Kolkata waiting for my train back home. It was the time of the early dawn and I was returning from my night duty at office. The railway station was completely clam…

Wings for 10 days

It was a life changing experience for me, no doubt about that. I got in touch with the Temple Pilots Paragliding institute, Pune, for the first time in 2016 but could not do a course due to some personal reasons. I got interested again in 2017, but the greatest disaster of my life, so far,…

Founding of Rome after Troy

The connection of Troy and Rome always fascinated me. I always wanted to know how is the great war related to the great city. So, here I have given an effort to know how was the city of ROME founded on 21st April 753 BCE and what is the connection of Troy with the city….