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sniffing above treelines…

source From the quaint village of Dhur strung somewhere near the middle of a jeep road in the Pindari glacier watershed in the Kumaun region, the hike up to Chiltha Devi Temple is a mildly steep affair of three four odd miles, believed to be a halt for Nanda Devi, one of the most revered deities in these parts of the Himalayas… Chiltha Devi Temple, near village Dhur, Bageshwar District, Kumaun Himalayas, Uttarakhand, India

follow url Making way through a delectable patch of high forest with myriad shades of Rhododendron dominating an April canopy, all the while dotting up in the shadow of Nanda Kot, the forest patch suddenly opens up to steep meadows with the temple standing up rather aggressively on the western flank of the ridge… as one turns back, there is that white panorama gracing the horizon…

kennenlernen berlin kostenlos Panorama from Chiltha Devi Temple, near village Dhur, Bageshwar District, Kumaun Himalayas, Uttarakhand, India There was a mild wind as we huffed up to the temple after a quick three hour hike, but the sun was warm enough to give warmth to the rustle of the leaves, and we spread out in the grass, chuffed by the sense of the moment…

handelsstategien für binäreoptinen 60 sekunden trads Chiltha Devi Temple, near Village Dhur, Kumaun Himalayas, Uttarakhand

Parth Joshi

Allured by the outdoors, the author is made up in parts of that quintessential lost soul wreathing under the pangs of biophilia in a desk job, a wannabe elegist mostly ending up in dungeons of poetasters and an optimist waiting for the senility of the modern world to fade away while sampling shoots and leaves.

In saner times, he has a keen interest in areas pertaining to tourism, history, agriculture and climate change, especially with respect to historical interpretations, emerging technologies and future livelihoods.

An avid trekker, runner, cyclist, birder and photographer, he is more often than not found gloating over anything hinterland, on foot or over computer monitors, and fantasizing solutions that can foster ‘inclusive’ growth and sustainable livelihoods for communities at the grassroots.

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