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March 31, 2021

Jibhi (Valley) – Homely jewel in the midst of spectacular beauty

Jibhi is a homely jewel in the midst of spectacular beauty. Cached in between the eminent valleys of Kullu, Simla and Tirthan this village feels like family. Banjar might be the market and Jalori Pass the pretty crown, but Jibhi is the bond that represents its values. It offers the comforts of your own roost. […]

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March 30, 2021

Kaza – The ‘Masks’ we wear

The tribal region of Spiti, in a remote corner of the high Himalayas, is home to five monasteries (gompas); each more than 1000 yrs old. The extreme landscape and weather has shaped tough, yet hardy and benevolent people. This is the famed Ki Gompa, an ancient and powerful seat of Buddhism ‘Guitor’, is a sacred […]

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March 30, 2021

Experience Tabo Village – Spiti Valley

‘Spiti’ means the middle land. The land that lies between India and Tibet, the origin and the epicenter; Buddhism straddles across this valley and Tabo has proved to be a ligament. For many centuries, maybe millennia, monks carrying the wisdom of Buddha and their own meditations have crossed over from the highlands of Tibet to […]

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March 30, 2021

Ooty – Queen of Hill Stations

The ‘Queen of Hill Stations’ has been dubbed so due to its location deep within the dense forests of the Nilgiri Hills. At first sight, Ooty appears to be a frenzied, crowded mess. But as the old adage of looking behind a book’s cover goes, the city redeems itself. The colonial roots of this town […]

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March 30, 2021

Experience Vattakanal & Kodai

Hush! There are whispered travelers’ tales of a tiny village in the clouds! They say it exists almost within the city but realms beyond. They say the forests are deep, dark and tall. They say this place is visited by the forest spirits and beasts of the mist. They say the view is for miles […]