June 2020

Meaningful travelingMeaningful traveling
India

What distinguishes a traveler from a tourist?

For a very long period of time, I had this notion that the one who visit places is a traveler. And why on earth I would have thought otherwise? because this is what I had been taught as a child and this is what I had listened while growing up...

A boy from the mountainsA boy from the mountains
HimalayaIndia

A Boy From The Mountains

It had been just three grueling km’s and I was prickling in the midst of this uncharted trail of humongous Himalaya.  As far as alpinism is concerned, I was not a tenderfoot. I crisscrossed Himalaya quite often. But that day was mortifying, I was short on breathe and nobody seemed...