Citylight limit line: Mussoorie – Dehradun

The citylight limit line is the highest limit perpetual of light covering the cities during evening time. It can be observed from an elevation of about 1500msl. Ideal locations to observe the citylight limit are TV towers, hilltops, Hawaghar and skyscrapers. It is an irregular line which divides the urban areas from the forests, ruralContinue reading “Citylight limit line: Mussoorie – Dehradun”

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”

Clouds, after rainshowers!

The skies over Mussoorie – Landour, always astound one with the clouds changing forms and shapes with different seasons, as if almighty has set spectacular screensaver in the high skies. These mystic clouds can tingle creative corners of mind. These clouds sometimes play hide and seek between manifold layers of mountains, they rise up goContinue reading “Clouds, after rainshowers!”

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!!”

A plateau losing green forest cover: Karbi Anglong district, Assam

In the remote North-eastern corner of the Indian subcontinent lies the beautiful district of Karbi Anglong. The plateau is dominantly inhabited by the Karbi tribes hence the name Karbi Anglong. The Karbis are the indigenous inhabitants of the region and ‘Anglong’ is a Karbi noun for “hills.” The region is flanked by numerous rivers and tributaries like Dhansiri, Longnit,Continue reading “A plateau losing green forest cover: Karbi Anglong district, Assam”

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 !!!”