Rafter's retreat


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Whitewater River Rafting in Sri Lanka

By on May 21, 2012

Kithulgala, October 2009. Sri Lanka, the pristinely beautiful island off the southern coast of the Indian subcontinent, earlier known as Ceylon and Serendip (much earlier), and just Lanka (much much earlier during the times of Ramayana.) Incidentally, the word “serendipity” stems from it “much earlier” name of Serendip.

However, any…

View from Dayara Bugyal - Heavenly


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Dayara Bugyal Trek: Confessions of a Spoilt Trekker

By on May 1, 2012

Incessant snowing in the last four hours. Climbing alone in this knee deep snow with 75 degree incline all the way to the distant peak. Heavy load on my back. Worsening weather.

Perils of a lone trekker? Maybe.

For me this is what really happened (well almost)…

Day 1: 10th April 2012:  Delhi…

Bodhnath Stupa


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Kewl Kathmandu

By on April 4, 2012

Kathmandu, April 2011. We landed in Kathmandu as wannabe mountaineers aiming to achieve the ambitious goal of reaching the Everest Base Camp (EBC). We were not alone as the chaotic Kathmandu airport was full of genuine mountaineers and trekkers in search of high altitude adrenaline. As the three of…

Pindari Glacier


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Pindari Glacier Trek: In the beautiful Kumaon Hills

By on January 26, 2012

Kumaon, May 2007. After having done short duration weekend treks and mainly in low altitude (read around Mumbai and Bangalore) I was yearning for trekking in the Himalayas. I also hated the fact that while living in Delhi for so long I have not trekked in the neighbourly hills…

Hemant Albert Soreng
Somewhere, Everywhere, Anywhere

Hi, I'm more of a story teller of my various travels and experiences. This blog is an account of my adventures so far. Hope you enjoy reading it and in a way travel with me...

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