Thamari Kund: Trailing nature in Munsiyari, Uttarakhand

  An ambitious start to the day, with its target being a trek to Khalia Top, a full day trek which was reputedly strongly uphill. My weak knees are already quivering with trepidation. Our guide for the day arrives. Z- a rather young, bearded guy with the look of a serious mountaineer. Can I be more…

“Stupa-fied” in Bagan, Myanmar

Bagan is the quintessential image of Myanmar – its own Eiffel Tower. The beauty of Bagan is most often represented in its plurality. An air balloon-view. 3000 temples and stupas rising out of the plains, a rising sun casting its orange spotlight on them all. But strangely, the multitudes didn’t catch my eye. What drew me…