Finally, the Spiti Tale!

By Mridula Dwivedi September 25, 2007 11 Comments

Magnificent Spiti


Months after I actually trekked in Spiti, my travel tale is up at the Gonomad website. I even got poked by Priyank that it was about time I wrote this tale. Here is a short excerpt from the article-

The walk from Komik to Demul was the longest. It took us 6 hours, though I met a gentleman from Austria who said he did it in 3 hours. Hats off to him, is all I can say. It was the day when I realized that when pushed a lot my back is capable of hurting like mad.

However, the route was so beautiful and the weather pleasant due to a clouded sky. At our lunch point we were visited by Yaks, who came to drink from the same source as us! But at that time, I found it difficult to eat and was lying flat on my back waiting for others to finish the lunch.

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11 thoughts on “Finally, the Spiti Tale!”

  1. Thank you Avnish.Priyank, thanks for putting it in a different light!Madhukar, thank you. That long time bit is due to tight work schedule. Even I am waiting for my next trip!

  2. That field in the picture reminds me of the small sized bulls/oxen that are employed for tilling the fields in hilly areas.:)

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I am Mridula Dwivedi, I love to travel! I started my travel blog in 2005. I have been going places since! For more details do check out my media kit! In another life I did a Ph.D. from IIT Kanpur. I was a professor when I quit my job in 2015.

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