Tag Archives: Nature

#ThursdayTreeLove 15: Towering Treasures

        These palms are ancient, and as beautiful as can be. They are lined across the drive-way of the Vice-Chancellor’s abode in Pantnagar University. When the sun sets across the horizon, they seem to gleefully spread their stunning fronds and bid it a joyous adieu; till they meet again next morning. A …

#ThursdayTreeLove14: Boulevard of Dreams

We drove down these boulevard of beautiful trees, last month. These trees have been my travel companions ever since I was a child, as I have crossed them multiple times

#ThursdayTreeLove 13: Home is Where the Heart Is

  When the country roads took me home, Ms. Amaltas came calling into my heart.

#ThursdayTreeLove 12: Different Strokes

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  “Trees are the poems that the earth writes upon the sky.” – Khalil Gibran  

#ThursdayTreeLove 11: Morning Mysticism of a Mountain Tree

It’s our last morning at Dhanachuli, a quiet little hamlet in the Himalayas. It’s a Thursday morning too. A day when we share our Tree Love. As I walk past the apple, pear and walnut trees, I look at them quizzically and wonder whether to feature them in my today’s post. I take some random …

A Tryst With the Clouds and the Rolling Hills

Te Aroha, Dhanachuli, Uttarakhand, India Dhanachuli is a tiny little hamlet tucked in the Uttrakhand mountains and an hour and half drive away from Bhimtal. This is where we are currently cooling out heels and toasting ourselves in the morning sun.  This little paradise amidst a bountiful of nature that includes towering pine trees; their …

{W} is for Walk of Wisdom: #AtoZChallenge

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W is for Walk of Wisdom August 2016, Gurugram, India Sometimes it’s uncanny how your little ones will dispense pearls of wisdom your way, at the most unexpected moments. Wisdom that you probably didn’t give a fleeting thought to and that never really crossed the so-called deep recesses of your mind. I have had many …

{V} is for Valiant & Victorious Ride: #AtoZChallenge

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Post Alert: Slightly long post, but honest to God, you won’t regret it.  V is for Valiant & Victorious Ride 12 February, 2017, Bhuvaneshwari Devi, Gurugram, New Delhi Capital Region, India I’m an avid cyclist. A passion that I engage in it with as much ardor as writing. Though I wish I would ride more …

{U} is for Upstream & Upbeat : #AtoZChallenge

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U is for Upstream & Upbeat 15 April 2017, Bah, Chambal, District Agra, India By the rivers of Chambal where we sat down, Yeah, yeah we wept, when we remembered downtown When the wicked Carried us away in captivity Requiring of us a song Now how shall we sing the lord’s song in a strange …

{R} is for Reflections by Resplendent Kali: #AtoZChallenge

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R is for Reflections By Resplendent Kali 20 September 2016, Dandeli, Karnataka, India The DH and I took a memorable sojourn to the Western Ghats, in Karnataka last year. It was monsoons and the weather was wet; and nature was at its lush best. (This is before we drove down to Goa through the wondrous Western …