The Chardham Camp Harsil
Travel Blogs from Harsil
The pilgrimage takes a turn north at this point. Diana and I woke up early and get to a local bus for a 7 hr ride up mountain passes to Uttarkashi. We got on at the back and quickly experienced why those seats were open with all the extra bounce affect you get back there. Diana said it's like the cheapest rollercoaster she’s ever been on, and bumpiest I would add. For less than $5 it was a deal! I could even with the help of my iphone download a ...
29th May early morning we got ready to leave for the trek. After breakfast at Gangaputra dhaba where we ate aloo paratha at 6am we left for the trek with masala rotis packed for lunch. The guide took us through a short-cut and we started the uphill trek. We wanted to reach Gomukh the same day and come back to stay at Bhojwasa. Gomukh is 18km from Gangotri. The milestones are Chidvasa- 9km. Bhojwasa- 14km and Gomukh 18km from Gangotri. There are no shops on the way for ...
Early morning on 28th May we set out for Gangotri. 6.30am our bus started. On the way we found children going to school, shepherd leading the goats for grazing. The early morning sunshine on the peaks was glittering as gold. Gangaji was flowing effortlessly amidst all the efforts being done to fortify the walls of the banks. The floods in 2013 July had caused massive destructions to the entire area. Many places the roads were still broken ...
This view is very close to my mental arena and reminded me of a poem that reads like:
Playful in all your streams
As you dash or loiter through life
What does not love to sit besides you.
In Indian mythology ...
I got to Recong Peo from Chandigarth in two days. The roads were initially very good but extremely crowded in some places, especially around Shimla which is a big tourist destination for the richer part of Indians. It became its existence in 1840s when the first villa was built there by one of the English colonialists. Then it quickly evolved into an exclusive holiday destination for Rajas. As much as I think it used to be a nice and quiet little town back in nineteen hundreds, ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free parking