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Govindghat to Ghangaria – Day 4
You can go through the previous day’s journey here.
So we began our 13 KM hike at around 9:30 AM. 13 KM was not a problem. The first 2 Kilometers is steep and arduous climb. After that….. well, after that you start getting used to it and submit to your fate.
Once in a while the chopping of the
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How many days do you really need to do Valley of Flowers trek?
Now that you have seen awesome pictures of somebody who has been to the Valley of Flowers and awestruck by its sheer beauty, you have decided to go yourself.
That is the time the big question hits you. And you start asking. To me.
Following are some useful tips but before that, see if your query is one of these below.
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It was monsoon season and we were trekking in the Valley of Flowers. It was raining every now and then. We had donned our raincoats and our backpacks & cameras were covered.
A flower looking up the sky.
The rain would have spoilt the
Joshimath to Govindghat & Ghangaria – Day 4
You can go through journeys of earlier days in sequence.
Train journey to Haridwar
Haridwar to Rishikesh and
Rishikesh to Joshimath.
After that grueling, bone breaking bus journey sleep would not come early and when it came, it was difficult to get up early in the morning.
We were told at Joshimath that share-taxis start as early as 6 AM for Govindghat and Badrinath and they are frequent.
We got up as planned, packed and had tea at the only roadside tea cart. It helped us to recover from …
Goa is a place where one can go in any season and it is still enjoyable. At least 5 of my friends and acquaintances have planned to go to Goa in the coming month. And that makes me nostalgic about my time there.
We had spent 10 days in Goa on our first visit and still it wasn’t enough. We had to go again. There is so much to see and do and to relax and enjoy.
Can you tell what are these used for?
Rishikesh to Joshimath – Day 3
Below are the accounts of journeys of previous two days.
Day 1 – Train journey to Haridwar and
Day 2 – Haridwar to Rishikesh.
As planned, our day 3 started early reaching the bus stop at 5:30 AM to board the 6 AM bus for Joshimath. We had already booked our tickets the previous evening. Since August end is considered off season, the earlier 4:30 AM bus had been cancelled.
We were told it’d take 10 hours to reach Joshimath. A grueling 10 hours bus journey in a 20 …
Today is Holi, the festival of colors, the festival of fun & frolic and the festival of celebration of good over bad. The colorful festival bridges the social gap and renew sweet relationships.
On this day I wish you all a happy, colourful, safe and full of travel year ahead. May you travel and enjoy more.
Colors of Holi
How was my Holi?
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