Sibling Trekk(ipp)ing @ Valley of Flowers & Hemkund

On a hot and humid April evening my brother proposed going tripping: Singapore, Malaysia... A spoilsport for any travel plans abroad, my expected response was "Why? If you're up for going trekking in the Himalayas, I have a plan." A skeptical look later I suggested "Valley of Flowers: check it out. We shall go in July. … Continue reading Sibling Trekk(ipp)ing @ Valley of Flowers & Hemkund

Rishikesh sans Adventure Sports

It's a pity that a mention of Rishikesh evokes images of adventure sports (only). A New Year trip to the place with a desire to get away from the social obligation of attending Crazy New Year Eve parties revealed to us the other side of Rishikesh, what the place was meant for originally, before rafting and … Continue reading Rishikesh sans Adventure Sports