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... it is also acclaimed for the numerous kinds of butterflies found here. During the two odd hours we spent near the stream we saw quite a few butterflies and were also lucky to capture them. We saw the Blue Admiral, Sorrel Sapphire, Chestnut Tiger, Common Sailor, Mottled Emigrant and Paris Peacock within the short span of time.
I was eager to know what more Sukha Tal had in store for ...
... We are going to come back for more"........for sure!
Birds seen at Pangot during the trip.
1. Striated Prinia
2. Black Throated Tit
3. Common Chiffchaff
4. White Throated Laughing Thrush
6. Rufous Sibia
7. Chestnut Bellied Nuthatch
8. Green Backed Tit
9. Chestnut Bellied Rock Thrush
10. Oriental Turtle ...
... the workers couldn't have been older than 12 years old.
The tiny town in which we would begin the 6-day trek was set up for tours, not individual hikers. Everyone there was shocked when we told them that we would be hiking with no tour guide and no porters, just us and our packs. Unfortunately there were nearby forest fires and so the view was quite hazy. We began at a 9am hiking the 7km up to the next village in a 5 or so hours. The village was cute ...
... the driver we had (Gojinder) was not the driver we were to have. The result of that was that he had to go to the office to get expense money and some tax declaration papers. Next, he had to go home to get some clothes as we were not heading back to Gurgaon for a week. We had to backtrack to Gurgaon to get onto the NH87.
With the traffic congestion as it is in Delhi, it ...
... new interns have arrived from different parts of India. Apparently there are many, many interns who begin in the month of May, but not too many during the Winter months. Overall, I am grateful for the peace and quiet, and dread the arrival of visitors as they tend to be rowdy and inconsiderate haha
So in a nutshell, this is my day-to-day life here at the Chirag office and though the life is slow, i am learning to appreciate (rather than stress over) the relaxing work ethic they have ...
Other places to stay in Almora
Kasar Devi, Almora | Hotelfrom $93
The Mall Road, Almora | Hotelfrom $20
Mall Road, Almora | Hotelfrom $20
The Mall, Almora | Hotelfrom $18
Village Digoti,Ranikhet, Almora | Hotelfrom $37
LR Shah Road, Almora | Hotelfrom $15
Kasar Devi Binsar Road, Almora | Hotelfrom $60
Bigul, Munsyari Road, Almora | Hotelfrom $20