Author: sumit

Trek to the Lake of Truth : Satopanth

This is the concluding part of a two trek combined sojourn, wherein the first segment dealt with the trek to Mandini Valley and beyond in order to see the flowering of the alpine flowering plants which are rare and not seen outside the Himalayan Region in the Garhwal segment during peak monsoon. The concluding segment

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How to pack a back pack

India, the land of some of the most spectacular landscape and destinations. In the recent past, the citizens of this country have embraced trekking wholeheartedly venturing into the interiors to view snow clad peaks, experiencing traditional remote village life, visiting sacred obscure religious destinations, summiting remote peaks, passing through stark raw beautiful mountain passes on

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Adventure travel and perils of photographic gear

  Someone once said “Photography is a form of time travel “. I rephrase it stating that travel is a medium of freezing time and moments. For those afflicted with the urge to freeze some of the momentous visuals of Nature while one is trekking amidst pristine nature which still has not been bogged down

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Airport experiences !!!

My airport experiences: CISF & Me I have generally been a private kind of a guy when it comes to public places and airports are generally as public as they come. So i do make a point to ensure that at the airports all my check boxes iro documentation, Do’S & Dont’s are clearly thought

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My Thoughts on the Expedition 1000 series Sleeping Bag by RAB

My Thoughts on the Expedition 1000 series Sleeping Bag by RAB For amateur enthusiasts like me , the thought of preparing for a medium size trek into winter regions can be quite mind boggling. What needs to be taken and what need not is one aspect of the entire picture but then there is also

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Trekking Backpacks: “Symbium Access 70” by Quechua

  Trekking Backpacks: “Symbium Access 70” by Quechua 1.       One of the critical aspects of trekking however long/short the duration of the trek maybe remains the choice of the Back Pack. The single entity that bears all the stress and strain of the trek jointly with the trekker himself remains the backpack.

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HOW DO I PREPARE FOR A ROAD TRIP ??

HOW DO I PREPARE FOR A ROAD TRIP Intro.     Road trips are meant to be pleasant fulfilling memorable yet challenging in order to get that satisfaction that comes from accomplishing something worthwhile. However right preparation is essential to ensure that the road trip does not turn in to something of a major disaster with unpleasant

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