Story of Triund from Jewel of Dharamsala to Public Toilet of the World

(As written and sent to us by Ravindra Thakur Chamba) त्रिउंड की कहानी धर्मसाला के गहने से भारत व दुनिया के सार्वजानिक शौचालय तक, त्रिउंड हिल, द ज्वेल ऑफ़ धर्मसाला त्रिउंड हिल, जिसकी वास्तविक ऊंचाई लगभग १०६३२ फ़ीट (10,632 फ़ीट) (3240.6336 मीटर्स) है और जिधर श्री कुणाल पत्थरी देवी जी का मंदिर भी है, इसके धरा में पहला कैम्पग्रॉउंड (कैंपिंग हेतु उपयुक्त जगह) त्रिउंड जिसकी ऊंचाई 9150 फ़ीट से 9414 फ़ीट के बीच है (2788.92 मीटर्स to 2869.387 मीटर्स ) दूसरा ऊँचा कैंपिंग हेतु उपयुक्त जगह सनो-लाइन कैफ़े जो की लगभग ३२५० ऊंचाई पर (3250 मीटर्स) है | (अब तो … Continue reading

Mountains Love

Enjoying Indrahar Pass -

Mountains Love   This is not about the height or difficulty level of Mountain Pass….it’s more than that!  I got up early by 03:30 am to get ready for my third High Mountain but first long duration and length hike with all ration and cooking stuff on backpack. Left home around 5:40 am and was at Dramman around 06:15 am and the good thing was like election campaign days and marriage functions, for all taxis were engaged, so I’d to kill myself at Dramman for almost 2 hours and finally at 8:30 am got the lift up to Kandwari…. I remember … Continue reading

Vindhyavasini Devi

In the lap of Dhauladhar Mountains of Himalayas in Palampur Himachal Pradesh there is a temple dedicated to Vindhyavasini Devi. This temple is accessible via a rough road suitable only for Motorcycles, Jeeps and Trucks and is located before the tunnel that leads to another Micro Hydro Dam in Himalaya, Neugal Hydro Electric Project Other wise if you love trekking, hiking and hillwalk then this temple can be reached by trek through this route A) Reaching Palampur either from Dharamsala or Kangra and from the ISBT board a bus to Upper Bandla (Saaw)(the bus timings are between 10:00am to 02:00pm … Continue reading