Travel nostalgia – Kareri Lake trek

My first snow trek happened in 2019 at the Kareri village trek. The maximum temperature was 5 degrees when we began the trek at the Kareri village. And the clouds in this picture don’t do justice to the wet atmosphere there – continuous downpour and the snowstorm

Karela/Bitter Gourd Recipe

Ingredients 250 gm karela/ bitter gourd Salt Mustard oil 1/4 tsp methi seeds 3 medium onions Steps Slice karela and add 1/2 tsp salt to it and mix Keep it aside for 30 mins After 30 mins, squeeze out the water from the karela, keep it in a separate plate, wash it twice and again…

Aloo Parval

Ingredients 250 gm parval 2 medium potatoes 1/4 tsp methi seeds 3 chopped green chillies Salt Mustard oil Steps Slice parval and potatoes In a pan add mustard oil and heat it Add methi seeds and wait for them to pop Add chopped green chillies Now add sliced parval and potato Now cover the pan…

Potter mania

How fearlessly I’m standing near this statue of vibrant and vividly coloured lion! Now imagine if someone were to “transfigure” this statue into a live one!I just cannot get out of Potter world you see.

Travel nostalgia – Mawphlang sacred grove, Meghalaya, India

Pre-covid times:Finding beauty in unlikely placesSeeking peace in unknown lands In covid times:Finding beauty in the warmth of the bedSeeking peace in the storytelling of books and motion picturesAnd then frantically searching for the related memes on social media

Biodiversity Day special

Happy Biodiversity Day!The more bio-diverse eco systems we have, the more benefits we get for our environment. Each and every systems has a specific role to play and a rich biodiversity ensures protection against pollution, water retention, natural disasters and climate change. More plants – more animals and hence a stable food chain as well.

Travel nostalgia – Ramnagar, Uttarakhand, India

Has anyone tried recreating such pretty little corners in their homes/gardens/balconies? Till the time travel is safer for everyone (I mean everyone and not only for the vaccinated), can we expend our creative energies in recreating comfort corners at our place where we get an altogether different vibe?