The Homecoming

The Ride Back HomeImage Courtesy - Sanjeev Kumar on Pexels.com The eyes couldn’t keep the excitement within, shouting out loud, informing everyone of their eagerness to see what they missed for 10 years.  The head leapt out of the windows repeatedly, while the lungs showed a keen desire to take in as much air as … Continue reading The Homecoming

The Nature

The NatureImage Courtesy - Rifqi Ramadhan on Pexels.com The tranquil silence of the forest gradually calmed the agitating mind as the otherwise quick steps slowly turned steady, moving quietly, as if trying to feel the force of every footstep as it fell on the dry rustling leaves, making a soft crashing sound. Some leaves still … Continue reading The Nature

The Climb

The Climb Image Courtesy - rodrigo-946337 The arms turned steady, but the legs continued to tremble; 40 feet ascent wasn’t a cakewalk; a quick surge of adrenaline, however, ensured two hours of struggle bore some fruit even as the entire body bathed in an unbridled shower of endorphins. With this victory, howsoever, small, firmly within … Continue reading The Climb

Winter Morning

Winter Morning Image Courtesy - Jill Burrow on Pexels.com The sun looked appetizingly delicious on an early January morning, rising in a clear sky amidst the music of the birds; the cool breeze blew softly across the vast open fields, dotted with huge trees, the small and the large leaves dancing shyly and tentatively while … Continue reading Winter Morning

Trek from Dehradun to Mussoorie – The Hidden Gem in a City Fast Losing its Identity

Mussoorie This one is sure to stir nostalgia in people who have lived in or around Dehradun just as it triggered a longing inside me to be on this trail again when the thought of writing about my experience of being there about 2 years back struck my mind. Dehradun to Mussoorie is an hour’s … Continue reading Trek from Dehradun to Mussoorie – The Hidden Gem in a City Fast Losing its Identity

My First Experience of White Water Rafting in Rishikesh

  The place I call home is hardly 20 Kms from Rishikesh and I waited till 2010 to go for my first rafting trip, that too with friends from office.  The experience though stayed strong not be replaced even by the subsequent 5-6 trips I went on post the first one. We travelled from Delhi … Continue reading My First Experience of White Water Rafting in Rishikesh

What Triggers Nostalgia – Story of Me & the Fruit Orchard

What images strike your mind when you think about your childhood?  Do you miss the fun at school, the goofy behaviour with your siblings and cousins or the lazy mornings during summers?  We all have our favorite moments of childhood that stir up as we come across old pictures, songs, movies or even advertisements on … Continue reading What Triggers Nostalgia – Story of Me & the Fruit Orchard

Trek to Deoriataal, Chopta and Tungnath

Trip to Deoriataal, Chopta and Tungnath can be put into that category which in scientific terms is referred to as serendipity.  We friends were thinking of going out someplace and almost everyone wasn’t too keen on trekking except me who has been bitten by the trekking bug for quite long now.  In fact the day … Continue reading Trek to Deoriataal, Chopta and Tungnath