Lessons from Triund: Not Giving Up

As sad as I am to type this, I am not a very fit person. I’m only very average when it comes to fitness and that isn’t great news when you are going to a much higher altitude, alone. I realised the fact that I wasn’t in great shape by trekking standards and I did … Continue reading Lessons from Triund: Not Giving Up


Lessons from Triund: Socialising

Solo-travel is oxymoronic. One can never travel alone. There are always people sharing a part of the path with you. To me and to anyone who finds “classic, no nonsense” train travel fantastic, no train journey can be complete without the swaying and swerving of the train carriages, the sound of the wheels racing on … Continue reading Lessons from Triund: Socialising

Hostel Diaries: Bright idea!

What do you do when the only tube light in your dingy, cramped and damp hostel room refuses to provide illumination, upon which your performance in the examination the following day depends on? Such moments are when a hosteler must pause from his (nonexistent) tightly packed study regimen and think. *thinks to self* "Any bright … Continue reading Hostel Diaries: Bright idea!