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Cycling trip across the Jalori Pass, Himachal Pradesh

Cycling trip across the Jalori Pass, Himachal Pradesh

Day one is always hard. But staying the night at Raju bharti’s guest house in Gushani more than made up for it. Lovely family to stay with and an absolutely gorgeous place too. On day two rode through rain and climbed 1,234m over 17 kms, (that’s pretty darn steep, eh!) see elevation profile. The downhill after the pass was endless – the break shoes were totally worn out, and our wrists were hurting by the time we reached down.
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1 minute read | 135 words


#cycling, #adventures, #cycle tour in india, #cycle touring, #himachal pradesh, #cycling in india, #indian himalyas

Trek to Chandratal -- the moon lake

Trek to Chandratal -- the moon lake

Freezing temperatures, mutinous children and kindergarten values Educational consultant Ajay Jaiman, 40, trekked to Chandratal over the Dussehra break last year with three other families—the Bhattacharyas, the Chopras and the Chakrabartis—ranging in age from 7 to 51. Despite a recent heart attack, which has postponed a high-altitude lake expedition this summer, he has not given up on physically demanding outdoor breaks Click on any image to view an enlarged image gallery I like to be outdoors when on vacation.
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6 minute read | 1229 words


#photography, #photo-features, #adventures, #himachal pradesh, #hiking, #trekking, #walking, #spiti, #trek

Trekking to Beas Kund

Trekking to Beas Kund

Seven adults, five kids take a trek to Beas Kund, moving away from the trodden path and opting instead for a route that is spectacular, challenging, and at times, downright tricky. The oldest beyond 40; the youngest a little over 6. On our trekking holiday in Manali, we were joined by our friends, their friends, and two trekking titans. The result: a life-changing, mind-bending, muscle-opening experience that every one is just waiting to revisit.
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27 minute read | 5718 words


#photography, #photo-features, #travel, #adventures, #himachal pradesh, #hiking, #trekking, #walking


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