Mountain walk

Walker paradise Dalhousie, the jewel of a hillstation, beautiful Himachal, majestic Himalayas part 15

Dalhousie peaceful under the sun

The sun was now high overhead. No shadow of the hill on the valley below. With dense tree cover all around them, the colorful little houses lay supremely peaceful under the sun. The whole world was so beautiful...

Early morning at Dalhousie, the jewel of a hillstation, beautiful Himachal, majestic Himalayas part 14

Half the Dalhousie valley sun-drenched

The sun had risen only a few minutes. A delicate touch of pink painted the snow top of the large hill straight across the valley. Thought the cap looked thick, it is not permanent snow. It just will last longer when winter ends. The whole of the valley and our side of the hill, all were dark without sunshine yet...

Jammu to Dalhousie, the jewel of a hillstation, beautiful Himachal, majestic Himalayas part 13

First day sunset at Dalhousie

In Jammu and Kashmir Himalayas, Kashmir is one famous tourist place, but Himachal is all dotted over with many popularly known and not so well known tourist spots of great natural beauty. Overall on the basis of variety, Himachal was favored. And which place should be the first? It was easy to decide—Dalhousie was still considered a prime hill station in India...

Dharamshala travel guide, beautiful Himachal, majestic Himalayas part 12

Always be there cradling Dharamshala

Standing on the rooftop of his house at Dharamshala my friend dispelled my doubts regarding tourist worthiness of Dharamshala, “Don’t underestimate this place as a tourist spot. In fact this is one of the major tourist destinations in Himachal. Look at the Dhauladhar...

Workday at Dharamshala, beautiful Himachal, majestic Himalayas part 11

Gorgeous Dhauladhar range Dharamshala

It was not a planned trip. My friend announced the evening before, “Tomorrow I have to visit Dharamshala. Would you like to come? We’d be back by evening.” No question of not agreeing. As usual start from Jammu was comfortably in the morning at about eight thirty. With three of us, the small red car rolled again...

Lengthening shadows on Khajjiar meadows, beautiful Himachal, majestic Himalayas part 7

Lengthening shadows on Khajjiar glade

It was dusk at Khajjiar, a day had ended, evening was about to drop its shroud. It was leaving time. Within an hour at most it will be dark and all the human figures would take shelter in their warm enclosures. Nature would again be left to itself...

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