A couple of years ago, I was teaching 6-9 year old children in Pune as a fellow at Teach For India. Being born and brought up in a town surrounded by hills and mountains in the foothills of Sahyadri, I had always desired to take my students trekking around Pune. Trekking in a group at a … More A journey is in vain, if it is not full of surprises!
continued from here. 10 We crossed a snow bridge on the way to Dhanderas. It was steeper than we had expected. We climbed very carefully. Almost at the end of it, it was no sooner that I sighed with relief that the glacier was over and we would step on normal ground again, than I … More Rupin Pass 3: target in sight
continued from here. 7 Next day, we crossed UK border… and entered Himachal Pradesh. The boundary was pretty interesting – it was a bridge made of two wooden logs over the Rupin river! The next camp was in village Jiskun. Another night in a homestay. Jiskun was a small village, though a little bigger that … More Rupin Pass 2: crossing UK border