It’s the month of June and summer vacations have just begun. The monsoon season is about to begin and very soon the rivers and canals in Uttarakhand will be overflowing, so we planned for a short offbeat road trip towards the outskirts of Dehradun near a place called Katapatthar. It took us around two andContinue reading “Katapatthar : obscure destination and nature trail”
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Mussoorie Skies 1!!!
Sunset in and around Mussorie is a breathtaking experience. The silhouettes of clouds lifting over valleys and mountain embed an everlasting tranquility in the mind and soul. I tried to capture the moment through my mobile lens. “Clouds come floating into my life, no longer to carry rain or usher storm, but to add colorContinue reading “Mussoorie Skies 1!!!”
In conformity with nature!!
With the pandemic, lockdowns and curfews life is struck somewhere within concrete walls. One has to think many times, before taking one step out of house, ofcourse with many precautions. Eventhough we are slowly adjusting our lifestyles but still there is a longingness to reach out to the nature and outdoors. Many of us mustContinue reading “In conformity with nature!!”
Kempty falls, Mussoorie: A geological prodigy
Kempty falls Mussoorie is a geological complex lying about 10 kilometres from Mussoorie, Uttarakhand towards Yamuna river. The fusion of various geological, ecological, climatic and geographical factors together contribute towards the portrayal of this geologic marvel.The name Kempty was actually derived from assemblage of two words ‘Camp and Tea’. Once used to be a preferredContinue reading “Kempty falls, Mussoorie: A geological prodigy”
Foraging in the wild: celebrating Green Diwali!!!!
It’s been around two years that I am staying in Landour, Mussoorie. Every year we celebrate Diwali with enthusiasm and zeal. But, this year we celebrated our Diwali in the wilderness, foraging in the wild to collect 14 shaak/saag (leafy greens/foliage) to commemorate a traditional Bengali ritual. Diwali or festival of lights is one ofContinue reading “Foraging in the wild: celebrating Green Diwali!!!!”
Prelude to Winterline, Mussoorie !!!
It was an usual evening bike ride with my husband in the outskirts of Mussoorie, when he first introduced me to the Winter line in Landour, Mussoorie. The scintillating canvas of sky was displaying multitude hues of yellow, orange, red, mauve blue and grey. This meteorological phenomena sparked up the artistic orchestration of vivid shadesContinue reading “Prelude to Winterline, Mussoorie !!!”
Geology around Woodstock school, Mussoorie
Woodstock school is one of the oldest residential schools in Asia and was established in the year 1854. The school is nestled in lesser Himalayas in a small quiet town of Landour near Mussoorie, Uttarakhand. The geographical location is at 30.4543° N, 78.1005° E. The campus of the school lies along the protective forest areaContinue reading “Geology around Woodstock school, Mussoorie”