Hikes

The Renegades of Jilling

The Renegades of Jilling

(Originally published in The Indian Express Sunday Magazine, 21st May 2017) “What if you two drive off a cliff and die? All business is now…

Singali La by George Thengummoottil

Singali La by George Thengummoottil

There are things we can do. And we do these whenever we can—travelling, trekking, birding, and so on. Then there are things we only dream…

Havelock Has It All

Havelock Has It All

(Originally published in Mid-Day, April 2016) A complete non-touristy guide to Havelock Islands “Four days in Havelock?” Travel agents will likely give you a bewildered…

Triund Through Snow

Triund Through Snow

Rarely do we repeat a trek, because we prefer to cover new places as much as possible. But when it is a place where seasons…

An Unplanned Hike to Nowhere!

An Unplanned Hike to Nowhere!

The nephew and niece have a painting competition to attend at Pala, Kottayam. Mom wants to visit temples around Pala but could not go due…

Makkimala, a Hidden Gem of a Hill

Makkimala, a Hidden Gem of a Hill

Travelling with no pre-fixed itinerary leaves you with opportunities for impromptu visits to interesting places that are mostly known to locals only. We got a…