A Journey to Bhutan- The Land of Happiness- 1

Number of days- 11 Budget per person- 60k INR When- January “Bhutan is no ordinary place. It is the last great Himalayan kingdom, shrouded in mystery and magic, where a traditional Buddhist culture carefully embraces global developments.” How to reach ? By Road : I took the road as all the flights to Bhutan had…

AFTER THE RACE, THE JOURNEY

Originally posted on Outrigger:
Meenal Kotak (Photo: Shyam G Menon) Meenal Kotak ran her first half marathon in 2013. Since then she has been running much longer distances and, running a lot. This is her story – the mistakes she made, the projects she got into, the milestones she logged. Early November 2017. The smoky…

Books read in 2017

Man’s Search for meaning: Victor E Frankle What i talk about when i talk about running – Haruki Murakami Cold Mountain by Charles Frazier How to attain eternal Happiness: Hanuman prasad Poddar Anywhere but home- Anu Vaidyanathan Becoming a mountain: Stephen Alter The illicit happiness of other people: Manu Joseph The Journey: Brandon Bays Lolita:…

Saturday thoughts

That is how life is in general, ‘ you walk up the stairs to your apartment , see the family of the security guard living in the small space below the staircase, open the door to your 1 BHK and feel I should move to a bigger house’ . You think that happiness is in…

Travel Story – Munsiyari

Khalia top trek and biking to Munsiyari “There is something about the top of a mountain that I often yearn for and sitting here at 12000 feet i have a mixed feeling, not being at home for diwali sucks but nonetheless this place is breathtakingly beautiful.Snow capped mountains , yellowish orange grass and the occasional…

All in a Day’s Work

Me to friend,’bhai teri company mein koi opening ho to batana ‘ Friend in turn to me,’bhai teri company mein koi opening ho to batana’ If you’re pretty, you’re pretty; but the only way to be beautiful is to be loving. Otherwise, it’s just “congratulations about your face.” – John Mayer Water water everywhere not a…

Musings of a Tea Lover

Somethings just become a part of your life, you just can’t live without it, tea is one such thing for me. I have great memories of having the beverage with friends and family at amazing locations. Everest base camp trail had so many such locations where I took numerous breaks for a cup of tea…

The best of Bali- 10 days

Every country has its own charm, its own feel, its own way of living and surviving.The architecture of the temples is what you see everywhere in form of temple, sculptors on the road or even minute ones at home. Beyond the temples is the tropical climate which has not only made everything around green but…

Tegenungan Waterfall

Tegenungan Waterfall is a waterfall on Bali, Indonesia. It is located at the Tegenungan Kemenuh village, in Gianyar, North from the capital Denpasar and close to the artist village of Ubud. The waterfall is isolated but has become a popular tourist attraction to explore and relax. It is one of the few waterfalls in Bali that is not situated in highlands or…