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…