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... and we were absolutely delighted.
It was a good start for us at Garur Tal...."Those are White Throated Laughing Thrush" I heard a familiar voice....it was our good'ol Alan! (referred in the previous blog on Pangot- Birder's Paradise) Alan was with his foreigner group of bird enthusiasts...I was tempted to announce my newly found treasure at Garur Tal..."You know, Alan! we just saw a Lesser ...
... Orange Headed Ground Thrush
12. Gray Hooded Warbler
13. Himalayan Woodpecker
14. Streaked Laughing Thrush
15. Red Billed Blue Magpie
16. Great Tit
17. White Capped Redstart
18. Spotted Forktail
19. Gray Headed Canary Flycatcher
20. Verditer Flycatcher
21. Peregrine Falcon
23. Himalayan Griffon
24. Khaleej ...
Pindari Glacier Trek
During this 6-day trek to the Pindari Glacier we hiked around 90 kilometres. We trekked alongside spectacular snow-capped peaks, spotting a Himalayan black bear, beautiful monals, langur monkeys, mountain sheep, staying in tiny huts without electricity, running water, indoor plumbing, heat (at night it went below zero) or gas, it felt like we were camping. As much a cultural experience as a natural one, it was great fun to chat ...
... 12:30PM before we were definitely on our way to Bhimtal.
We stopped at a road side Dabah ( restaurant) and had a quick lunch of dal, jeera aloo and roti. With the tape worm contented, off we trekked.
We had 325 kms to go and about 6 hours of travel time.
Upon finally arriving into Bhimtal we located our hotel, the Maya Regency. We were warmly greeted and shown to ...
... my belongings. I was also surprised to find pit toilets and adjacent, a small area with a faucet to bathe. At first, i didn't think that I could adjust to these accommodations, but I have found ways to make it my own and I am no longer phased by this simple lifestyle. In fact, I am very relieved every time I return to the main office and settle back 'home'. In terms of meals, there is a canteen staff that prepares traditional Indian food for all three meals. Typically, I eat lentil ...