I wrote about the journey from New Delhi to Nagau (the journey ) and a few things you can do while you are there (things to do). It’s time to show you some pictures from our scintillating experience and also review the resort (#RamtalResort) we stayed at.
I have always considered myself to be the wild one. When I call myself the “wild soul”, I usually refer to my dreams and my willingness to chase them no matter how impossible them seem to be. But this time, during our trip, we encountered some other souls who had a whole different definition of “wild” and I am crediting them for being the complete inspiration for this post. So, what do you do when you are in a quiet and beautiful place like Nagau? You might call me an old school, but below are the things I did and usually …
When mornings start early And the white sheet of fog disappears The woolens slowly start settling in the storage beds Silently, the summers have arrived And when the mountains call your name You don’t stop till you get your dose of the mountain air. (My thoughts as I start writing about our journey) This time the destination was Nagau, which is a village pretty close to Chakrata, Uttarakhand.
We finally got the opportunity to witness the Ganga Aarti (River worshiping ritual on the banks of river Ganges) this year. I had previously seen the evening aarti at Rishikesh and I was so moved by the divine atmosphere which comprised of lights, colours, chants, bells, drums and the smell of various flowers, incense, camphor, herbal products;
I have never had a vacation hangover until this time. It almost moistens my eyes while thinking of the times we have had there and I wish I could make time stop. Some places complete you and stay with you for the rest of your life. I think this will be one of them. Yes, I am talking about the very famous Jim Corbett National Park and our another step towards ecstasy.