Darling, again — Poetography from Rašiklis Pavadinimas

Where rivers drifting above and clouds gushing below, kissed, Take me there again. With a chalice of poisonous bliss, Make me behold you again. This melancholy shall pass, knows my soul, like the mist and the violin, And all that comes and passes. Let me feel you again. For this love was ancient, as are […]…

Eternal — Poetography from Rašiklis Pavadinimas

Beyond those faraway peaks, In that distant land, where seven rivers flow, Sleep comes, guided by the stars. Where the infinites play with light, And ceaseless darkness, Where I sleep in the lap of wind, as I kiss the blue lips Of death, After shattering its goblet into darkness, Where, inside the infinite nothingness, While […]…

Trek to mysterious Kutla….a day hike from Tosh

After visiting Parvati valley quite a few times in the last one year or so, I had built this impression (completely wrong though) about myself that, even if I haven’t visited all of the places around it, at least I know all their names! This misconception was shattered to smithereens immediately after its inception, when…

The Bewitching Beas Kund…finally the complete story

Its been quite a few days since we came back from this trek (I did not put any adjective for this trek as I am sure none would convey what I am feeling) and ever since I have been thinking what exactly can I write about this trek. While in a trek, I have felt…

Kasol-Kheerganga Trek in Parvati Valley

The Parvati river valley is an ethereally beautiful treasure trove hidden between steep-sided mountains which runs eastwards from the town of Bhuntar, the place where Parvati pours into Beas. The valley is well reputed for its natural and cultivated growth of Cannabis which plays a major part in attracting travelers from all around the globe.  With…

Hatu Peak…a day hike from Narkanda

Its hard not to find any mythological connection to any Himalayan region you go. And for Hatu too, so it goes. According to the local legends, the Pandavas of Mahabharata spent a part of their incognito exile on this hill top. And to add to that the deity of the Hatu temple is Mandodari, Ravana’s…