Mindrolling Monastery Dehradun

Mindrolling Monastery Dehradun- A Detailed Virtual Tour in 25 Photos

A sense of calm and tranquillity pervades as one enters the Mindrolling Monastery Dehradun in the mornings.The only noise that is heard is that of the monkeys jumping and playing on the roofs.The monks in red robes go about their chores silently without any pandemonium.The premises is spic and span, devoid of the sea of …

FRI : Central Courtyard

Forest Research Institute’s Architecture – A Photo Tour

The one monumental and prestigious institute that has been synonymous with Dehradun for over a century now, has to be the massive colonial Forest Research Institute.¬† I personally believe this is the only place that has not changed much, post my very first visit to the Doon valley a couple of decades back. Thanks to …

Braving the waters of River Ganga

Braving the waters of River Ganga is the final part of my series on ‘Adventures at Rishikesh’. So, before you embark on this experience of mine, please do read Adventurous Outing at Rishikesh¬† The canoeing , hiking and travelling the previous day, made us snore away to glory,until we were awakened by the camp staff …

Adventurous Outing at Rishikesh!

Mountains have an endearing charm on us humans and I feel at peace when perched on the mountain ranges or surrounded by them especially at Rishikesh in Uttarakhand. I clearly remember how entranced I was, on catching a glimpse of the green , holy river- gushing unabashed, blessing the land and people on her shore …