Plan your trip to Old Manali – Travel Guide

“If you are faced with a mountain, you have several options. You can climb it and cross to the other side. You can go around it. You can dig under it. You can fly over it. You can blow it up. You can ignore it and pretend it’s not there. You can turn around and go back the way you came. Or you can stay on the mountain and make it your home.” Vera Nazarian  Surrounded by the Himalayas, Old Manali is perhaps

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10 Photographs : Himachal Pradesh

I have always found Himachal Pradesh to be delightfully charming. The stunning valleys and its alluring woodlands, the quaint resorts by the hillside and the way the morning sun rays crawl into the bed, the hospitable locals and the sweetest kids with the chubbiest red cheeks, the spectacular sunrises and the softest sunsets, I can go on and on about the charms and hypnotic characteristics of the ever so gorgeous Himachal Pradesh. Be it the hippie cafes near Bhagsu Falls or the delicious cuisines at any food joint at Shimla, the silence at Chail or boisterous Mall Road of white …

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Lama Dugh Trek (Old Manali-3)

This is probably the best thing I have done this year. When I headed for Manali, I just had leisure on my mind. Okay, a bit of shopping too. But then, Anil, a gentleman at the hotel, offered me a day’s trek. He gave me two choices, and I asked him to make the choice on my behalf as I was not acquainted with either of them. He chose “Lama Dugh”. Apparently, the climb was going to be a bit difficult initially but the destination would be worth it. I spoke with Mr Husband, and ended up with a “yes”.

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All about the trip- Old Manali-2

Well, thank you for the over-whelming response on the previous post (Click here). Here are the details of my trip, as requested. I hope you like going through it, as much as I loved writing it. The journey: It was 7 PM sharp, and the bus that would take me to Manali was parked at the designated counter at Kashmere gate ISBT. The bus was in a wonderful condition and the interiors were clean. I booked my ticket really, really late and I had to settle with seat no 21. I only hoped that the one who shared the seat …

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Nagau: Ramtal Resort and a few pictures

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.

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