Dhumba Lake – The hidden gem of Mustang

But first, some quick facts:- Location name(s) : Dhumba Lake / Dhumpha Lake / Turquoise Lake Elevation: Around 2900 metres above sea level Trek Route : Jomsom (starting point) – Thini Village – Dhumba village – Dhumba Lake (Destination) Trek Distance/Duration : 5.5 kilometers /Two hours roughly Famous for : Being a sacred Buddhist lake… Continue reading Dhumba Lake – The hidden gem of Mustang

Hidimba Devi Temple

Some Quick Facts:- Other Names : Hadimba or Dhungri Mata temple Location : Amidst dense cedar forest called Van Vihar Distance : 3km from Bus Stop; on a walking distance from Old Manali Location Coordinates : 32.24228′ N, 77.187366′ E Hidimba Devi Temple is an ancient cave temple of architectural brilliance located in Manali (Himachal… Continue reading Hidimba Devi Temple

The time-proof hard copies of wisdom

And the words were etched on the stones to survive through generations…on the time-proof hard copies!

Be a Travel beauty

The intensive travelling since many years made me a pro in packing, to say the least. It is only recently that I started practicing the ‘art of minimal packing’ in terms of makeup and other essentials for my travel tote. For all those who love to travel in style, I’ve figured out a basic list… Continue reading Be a Travel beauty

Spectra of Life

“They say we dream in black and white. And the world we see with open eyes has colors. How about merging of both worlds, fantasy and reality and have more choices?! Never the less, we keep juggling between the both. Either way you dice it, sometimes we have dreams and other times dreams have us.… Continue reading Spectra of Life

Rock-cut temples Masroor (H.P. India)

Some Quick Facts: Name of Location : Masroor (Nagrota Suriyan)in District Kangra Other name(s) : Ekasham Shailkritya Mandir Samooh Distance from Kangra : 38 km Driving directions : From Gaggal, follow the Nagrota- Surian link road to reach Masroor. The co-ordinates of the place are : 32°4′22″N 76°8′14″E. Best time to visit : Between March and… Continue reading Rock-cut temples Masroor (H.P. India)

Mindrolling Monastery ~ Abode of Tranquility

Before we start, some quick facts :- Opening & Closing Time – 9am to 7 pm Entry Fee – Free and open to all Distance from Dehradun railway Station – 0.9 kms (approx. 4 mins) Local name – Tibetan Monastery Quick Driving Directions – Head north towards NH72A, then turn left onto NH72A, now make… Continue reading Mindrolling Monastery ~ Abode of Tranquility