Bhimeshwar Temple at Bhimtal

It was during our visit to Bhimtal, we happened to reach this temple when we were just walking around the lake in the evening. We saw a temple and thought of visiting it. On going close we came to know it is a Shiv Temple. This temple is known to be an ancient temple built by…

A morning walk at the City of Lakes – Nainital

I reached Nainital after completing the Khaliya top trek and a treacherous 12 hours road trip from Munsiyari, via Almora, some 305 kms. After checking some Hotels, we checked into Mansarovar Hotel, a wonderful lake facing hotel giving an alluring view of the lake. After reaching in the evening, we settled in the hotel by around 8:00 pm…

Faces from Munsyari

Just back from Munsyari, a small town in Pittoragarh district of Uttarakhand. Also given the title of “the little Kashmir”, this small town lies between the snow capped mountains known as the Kumaon ranges of Himalayas. Munsyari is popular between high altitude trekkers and adventure lovers. Khaliya Top (height 11500 ft) is one of the well known…

Mystery behind the Roopkund Trek

This article by me was originally posted on Triphippie  Roopkund is one of the high altitude glacier lakes in the Himalayas, in the Uttarakhand State.The Roopkund trek gained massive attention due to hundreds of skeletons found on the surface of the lake because of which it is also known as The Mysterious Lake. It is…