Narkanda is a town in Himachal Pradesh. It is a popular skiing resort in India. Not as well organized as the more popular Solang Nullah and Auli skiing resorts though. It is also a market town for the local apple and potato growers. Narkanda is famous for the Hatu Peak which also houses a Durga temple on top. It also has some spectacular views of the Himalayas. Narkanda is about 65km from Shimla. It is halfway [ more... ]
Uttarkashi is a religious town in Uttarakhand. Not to be confused with Kashi which is Varanasi. But this town has a lot of similarities to Kashi and hence its name. It is situated on the banks of the Ganges river. It has a temple where the main deity is Lord Shiva, the Kashi Vishwanath Temple. It also has a number of other temples and ashrams and also hosts the Nehru Institute of Mountaineering . Dodi Tal is a [ more... ]
Most of my treasured memories of travel are recollections of sitting.