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Valmikinagar

Valmikinagar – lesser known tiger reserve in India

It’s exactly 2 years since I last visited this hidden treasure of Bihar – Valmikinagar. मा निषाद प्रतिष्ठां त्वमगम: शशवती समाः । यत क्रोंच्मिथुनादेकम अवधिः काममोहितम ।।  “No, Hunter you will Never rest in peace since you killed a helpless bird unaware of surroundings due to play of the animal instincts” They say the first […]

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Caves of India – Barabar Caves

Some things cannot be explained in words. At least at this moment, I’m falling short of words. Words to explain the magical echo effect inside India’s oldest surviving rock cut caves. Imagine a few monks chanting mantras inside a hall where the echo returns after about 2-3 seconds. After finishing one chant, when the second […]

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Chadar Trek

Chadar Trek – Wildest Trek on Earth

Memoirs from Chadar Trek Chadar Trek Yet it is in our idleness, in our dreams, that the submerged truth sometimes comes to the top. Virginia Woolf The Dream The submerged truth started emerging on Nov 10, 2010 while me and some of my friends were commenting on an album I had recently uploaded in Facebook. […]

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