Chevron Rosemount, Ranikhet
Travel Blogs from Ranikhet
... the peak through an adventerous route though a safe route had been made. Finally we reached the peak and saw the entire Uttarkashi from top. It was worth the struggle to climb up. It had become cloudy by then and we started our descent.
Just as the last person reached down, it started drizzling. Rain gods were merciful on us throughout the camp. At nachiketa tal, vimaleshwar and further when we returned from Bhojwasa also the rains waited ...
... the fullness of age the Yogi Shankara Iyer passed away. Older residents of Kuzhalmannam remember an unusual incident that took place at the entombment ceremony of the yogi which caused much wonderment at the time and became the talk of the village. Like all other prominent persons in the village Kunchamma's father had gone to attend the interment rites, taking his daughter, then about fourteen, with him. At the conclusion of the rites, the monk who was ...
... in a given item. But if there is no price, then you have to ask – and in the mind of the Indian shopkeeper, you’re interested in it. Game on. However, they didn’t reckon with the likes of me. No price – no ask – and no buy. Well, unless my shoes totally fall apart and I have no choice but to ask.
Even though I wasn’t really hungry yet, I had dinner at the restaurant of the fancy hotel I stayed in for my first ...
It was certainly a trip. I would certainly do it again. However it's been 4 moths and I've had Indian food once. Maybe I need to get back in the pool.
Over and out.
* It's toast that then has scrambled eggs poured over it which is then folding into a sandwich shape
** Thankfully not me- I owe this to the fact that I consume only bread products, water and cigarettes for the next 10 hours
*** and free of mosquitoes
... the Ganga and we would leave a prayer for the spiritual water. Mostly it’s been a very slow paced existence- one that I hope to continue to lead.
Experiences in Rishikesh:
Rishikesh- The town is cut in half by the great Ganges River with most of the towns people’s homes, the market, many temples, yoga ashrams, and many guest houses on one side and two large footpath bridges (that vespa scooters go on) connecting to the other side. The other side is ...