Category: India

Sikkim….Rumtek Monastery

Continuing with my Sikkim journey: No trip to Sikkim is complete without visiting Buddhist Monastries, there are supposedly 200 of them, enveloping the state in an aura of mysticism and religiosity. The vibrant, aesthetically crafted Tibetan-Buddhist Rumtek Monastery is on our map of architectural wonders of Sikkim. Rumtek, nestled on the hills opposite Gangtok, stands…

Sikkim…. Nature’s Blockbuster

Sweet dreams are made of thisWho am I to disagree?I’ve traveled the world and the seven seasEverybody’s lookin’ for something. (Eurythmics..1983) Smile of Nature: Sometimes life takes you on unexpected paths, to destinations that serendipitously pop up when least expected. One such place was Sikkim, a state that somehow remained out of ambit for far…

In Search of India

India is myriad entities …caring, ruthless, heartless, spiritual, digitally commercial, naive….A country with one foot in the 21st century and the other stuck in quicksands of iniquity. Difficult to fathom and difficult to love. Sharing Alison & Don’s blog Adventures in Wonderland a pilgrimage of the heart. Their love for India, reflected in A Portrait…