Adventure

An Unexpected Hike in Spiti Valley
Trekking, Adventure, India, Himachal Pradesh

An Unexpected Hike in Spiti Valley

Join mountaineer Sharath Vishnu, as he reminisces about a wonderful solo trek in the scenic Spiti Valley, in this guest post. After the expedition that I had planned for several months had to be packed off after an injury to my partner, I was sitting in Batal trying to figure out what […]

The Ghosts of Kanmangafuchi
Adventure, Japan

The Ghosts of Kanmangafuchi

We wander along the eerie pathways of the Kanmangafuchi Abyss in the idyllic heritage town of Nikko, in search of ghosts. Nikko, about 150 km to the north of Tokyo, makes for an interesting day trip (or even an weekend) from Tokyo. The picturesque town of Nikko has waterfalls, world […]

The Bohemian Goa Road Trip
Adventure, India, Goa

The Bohemian Goa Road Trip

My “road trip” to Goa, started very oddly with a flight to Bangalore. Yes, I know, Bangalore is a good 550+ km from the beach state and 1000+ km from Mumbai, but bear with me, because this is one crazy adventure.   It all started with me reading an article […]

The Jumping Indian Gazelle
Wildlife, Adventure, India, Maharashtra

The Jumping Indian Gazelle

Our bus moved through the scrub land forest. We were peering out of the windows, searching for a glimpse of any wildlife. Suddenly, we spotted a beautiful Chinkara, or Indian Gazelle, peacefully sitting in the grass. Mayureshwar Wildlife Sanctuary is a small getaway about 70 km from Pune, located in […]