Melodramatic Clouds: Mussoorie, Uttarakhand

With every changing seasons, the clouds in high skies of Mussoorie and Landour have always mesmerized me. It’s a miracle, how, the shapeless clouds of different shapes and sizes, floating in the air take form of various figures and realise abstract ideas and thoughts. Since ages these clouds have inspired many artists, poets and musicians.Continue reading “Melodramatic Clouds: Mussoorie, Uttarakhand”

Ecological indicators of season change (1): Cobra Lily fruiting

The month of September has begun and the Cobra-lilies have started fruiting in the hillside of Landour, Mussoorie. The fruiting of the Cobra-lilies indicate culmination of rainy season and onset of the fall. This phenomenon is nature’s own way to signal changing season. The bright red coloured fruits can draw attention of anyone passing by.Continue reading “Ecological indicators of season change (1): Cobra Lily fruiting”

A mystic mountain road!!

A distant mountain road,On other side of the valley;Covered in mystic clouds,Surrounded with forested alley. It called me from afar,To explore the unexplored;I believed and stepped forward,And my aspirations soared!! Followed the trails on the hills,Rocks and boulders, so bold;Thickets and bushes and thrills,Until I reached the road. And I went along the mountain road,Didn’tContinue reading “A mystic mountain road!!”

Confluence of sky and the mountains!!

Where the mind is without fear and the head is held highWhere knowledge is freeWhere the world has not been broken up into fragmentsBy narrow domestic wallsWhere words come out from the depth of truthWhere tireless striving stretches its arms towards perfectionWhere the clear stream of reason has not lost its wayInto the dreary desertContinue reading “Confluence of sky and the mountains!!”