Ellora, located in the Aurangabad district of Maharashtra, India, is one of the largest rock-cut monastery-temple cave complexes in the world. These consist of 12 Buddhist (caves 1–12), 17 Hindu (caves 13–29) and 5 Jain (caves 30–34) caves, with each group representing deities and mythologies that were prevalent in the 1st millennium CE.Read more "Ellora Caves, Aurangabad."
The Ajanta Caves are 30 (approximately) rock-cut Buddhist cave monuments which date from the 2nd century BCE to about 480 CE in Aurangabad district of Maharashtra state of India. The caves include paintings and rock-cut sculptures described as among the finest surviving examples of ancient Indian art, particularly expressive paintings that present emotion through gesture, pose and form.Read more "Ajanta Caves, Aurangabad."
Taj Mahal, “the epitome of love”, is “a monument of immeasurable beauty”. The beauty of this magnificent monument is such that it is beyond the scope of words.Read more "Incredible India: Taj Mahal, Agra."
These movies, arranged in no particular order, feature great cinematography; picturizing the beauty of white eminences, raw footage of the glaciers, rocks, extreme weather, camping on snow & on cliffs, thousands of feet above the ground. These movies will give you an opportunity to virtually experience the incredibly beautiful view from the apex of the mountains, […]Read more "5 Must Watch Mountaineering Movies and Documentaries."
…and the trek ended with each of my muscles aching to the tune of the steps I had walked on steep trail over the last three days, carrying my monster on my shoulder. The only form of relief I earned was in the comfort of freezingly cold, cramped and lonely nights inside my tent. But at least the pain seemed worth since I had seen a place I had never seen before; peacefully white, monstrously huge; heart warming cold and depths that made me feel I existed.Read more "Kedarkantha Trek, Uttarakhand."
Trekking in an unknown and unexplored surroundings sound very adventurous and fun, but with extreme surroundings comes extreme wariness towards ones safety. A casual ramble on a mountainous or jungle trail may not require you to carry much other than a hydration pack and few snack and protein bars. But a multi day solo trek in a region with […]Read more "Things to carry for a solo winter trek."