India

Follow Neelima aka The Wandering Soul’s Wander Tales on an epic 7 day trek across an ancient trade route that links Spiti with Ladakh

Did you ever wonder why they don’t celebrate Dusshera in Baijnath? Wonder no more after reading this short piece by Swati Jain aka Buoyant Feet

Some things change while other remain the same. Follow Mridula Dwivedi as she revisits Dhankar monastry in Spiti, Himachal Pradesh after 8 years

Abroad

October in Newfoundland a beautiful photo-blog by Adam Criswell



Contests

Win a Himalayan trek with GIO Adventures!

Vote for your favourite blog post at Decathlon’s blogging contest and help your favourite blog post win a Btwin Rockrider Bike 

Books

“Nanda Devi imposes on her votaries an admission test as yet beyond their skill and endurance’, adding that gaining entry to the Nanda Devi Sanctuary alone was more difficult than reaching the North Pole.” ~ Hugh Ruttledge

Read about Tilman’s epic 1936 expedition in Tarun Goel’s book review of The ascent of Nanda Devi by H.W. Tilman. Buy the Kindle Edition from Amazon India or buy the e-book from Flipkart

Gear

Decathlon’s Forclaz 50 fleece inditramp’s tried and tested, lightweight, tough and 200g/sqm fleece softshell. 

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