Just as this lonesome tree 🌲 is perfect in its imperfections, we too are. So who are we to judge the imperfections of others?
It is a dangerous business Frodo, going out your door, you step onto the road and if you don’t keep your feet, there’s no knowing where you might be swept off. – Bilbo Baggins, #lotr Well trekking for the Kareri Lake was definitely dangerous.
Our campsite 🏕 during the Kareri Lake Trek. It was a small even site and one had to traverse a steep snow laden ascent to reach it. Could not have been more adventurous.
Kareri Lake Trek is one of the toughest treks of my life. Not because of the fact that I didn’t complete it. But because the live snowfall made it taxing. Not to forget that I slipped quite a few times and got myself stuck in 4-5 feet deep snow.
Who can say Where the road goes Where the day flows Only time. Caption credits: #enya
We trekked in this amount of snow, where the trail was under 4-5 feet deep snow and when there was a heavy snowstorm approaching us. Too bad we didn’t reach the lake, but we gained a valuable experience.
Himachal, the abode of numerous mountainous treks and meadowish landscapes is finally back on my travel list. And the trek I chose this time was a tough one – the Kareri Lake. I wanted to challenge myself this time so decided to go for a three day trek with patches of snow here and there….
Nestled amongst the mighty Dhauladhars and the fierce Tirthan river, this enticing valley should be on your wish list if you adore mountains. I was fortunate enough to visit this beautiful place on a team outing and our stay was at the Camp Chrysalid, Tirthan, which is at the edge of the Great Himalayan National…
Kasol – the hub of hippies and the adopted home of many Israelis who fell in love with the Himachal Himalayas – is a must visit destination if you love the mountains and the nomadic way of life. This area is bustling with cafes serving authentic Israeli and Lebanese dishes with the occasional European preparations…
Dharamshala – the residence of the respected Dalai Lama, the second capital of Himachal Pradesh, the jewel of the mighty Dhauladhar mountain range and the abode of one of the highest cricket stadiums should be on your bucket list if you are a mountain person. It is a paradise for the trekkers – having so…