Now I have gone on multiple treks by now. I have been to Roopkund, Goechala…
The first trek that I ever went for was the Roopkund Trek in Uttarakhand. It starts from 7,000 ft above sea level and goes all the way up about 16,000 ft. This is the account of my experience of that trek. An awesome way to step into the world of trekking, if you ask me.
Two friends, two KTM 690s, 3 months and one grand plan: Get from London to Sydney on the KTMs. This is one epic adventure that is definitely worth watching!
Have you ever used an auto in Bangalore and not had the best of time in it? Chances are that it could have something to do with what you have had to pay the fellow for the ride. If you are wondering why you had to pay extra, here is a quick guide to some of the taxes that you end up paying.
Wanting to go on a trek is not enough to get you through one. While trekking is not particularly difficult, it can be a bit demanding and if you are not ready for the experience, you stand a very good chance of ending up trying to forget the trek. If you follow these points as a simple checklist, you could probably avoid any such situations.
When it comes to traveling, I like to have a plan so that I know what to expect when. That is exactly how I thought my first solo vacation was going to go but little did I know that the very first day of my first vacation in years was going to turn into some rather memorable and not for the reasons you’d imagine.
Even though my first post was a rant against the Chadar trek, it is still a cherished memory. What follows is my account of the trek and the story of how we got stuck and an eventual ‘escape’ from the trek. Its not as dramatic as it sounds but it is still a good read!
Yes the Chadar trek is an experience to behold. Yes it may be a one of a kind experience. Yes its really popular and may soon disappear. But all of this aside, there is something really wrong with the trek. Something so wrong in fact, that I would not consider going back for it even though we didn’t make it to the end.