BMC at HMI – Days at the Basecamp (Part 3)

This is final part of the HMI Basic mountaineering course series, do give a read to know what goes on during the 28 day training session for us aspiring mountaineers

Basic Mountaineering Course at HMI Darjeeling – Part One

Basic mountaineering course to me was a huge learning opportunity. As they say “life is the best teacher” so I chose to go some extra mile to learn as much as possible by signing up for this course. This is a 28-day course through which we get to undergo rigorous training at the end of…

Things to do in Andaman: An amazing 4-day backpacking guide

Yes, you heard it right. You can cover all the major attractions of the Andaman islands (including Scuba diving) having just 4 days in hand and can easily visit during any upcoming long weekend! Please make sure to go through their current COVID guidelines here before making any plan. We travelled during the month of…

My first High Altitude Trek: Deoriatal – Chandrashila – Part 1

Date: Somewhere around Feb 1st week, 2018 A colleague in my office came back after his trek from Uttarakhand. The trek was Chandrashila and he was explaining about his adventures and experiences of the trek. Looking at his pictures and videos somehow subconsciously I made up my mind to go for that trek. He was…

Jaipur diaries – The Pink City of India

The journey: Continued from my previous adventure in Manali, I found myself taking a regular seater bus to Jaipur. (From extreme cold conditions to extremely hot one). The journey time from Delhi to Jaipur is 4 hours approximately. When I was coming to Delhi from Manali, I had texted the guy I had met in…