If you had to pick only one picture …

December is here and unlike the other years, I am in a full on reminiscences ┬ámode. So I asked myself- which picture would I pick if I had to pick only one picture from each of my trips! Now there was a problem with this concept. If I picked even just one picture from each … Read more

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The Hatu, Narkanda

When I arrived at Narkanda there was snow everywhere. I was so tired at the end of the journey that I was happy I didn’t had to walk through snow to reach the hotel. The taxi dropped me right at the doorstep of the Hatu which is a Himachal Pradesh Tourism Development Development Corporation (HPTDC) … Read more

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Narkanda- Getting there and Getting Out

As I work full time (in academics) I have to be really stingy with my leaves. I look at the holiday schedule of my institute and try to plan my trips around it. It is March now and I am really struggling with my leave balance. It will get renewed in April so a few … Read more

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Streaked Laughingthrush

For this lazy Sunday I will go with the┬áStreaked Laughingthrush. Oblivious to the snow around, it just kept playing or at least what looked like play to me. All kind of Laughingthrushs have beautiful voices but I did not hear it sing this time. These pictures were clicked at Narkanda, Himachal Pradesh while it got … Read more

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Sky Watch Friday- Icicles in Grey Sky

Snow is going to be the theme on this blog for quite some time now! For this sky watch I present the icicles I spotted at the Narkanda bus stand. While I was waiting for a bus to go back to Shimla, it just kept snowing. There were only a few unfortunate souls outside waiting … Read more

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Finding Snow Unexpectedly

Last week I did another last minute trip, this time to Narkanda. Narkanda is about 64 kilometers from Shimla towards Rampur. I try to avoid main hill stations as they are too crowded for me. And yet as I have limited leaves I need to go someplace that I could reach quickly. I am no … Read more

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