In search of NEOWISE

Last few months of continued restrictions for COVID-19 brought frustration to nature lovers. Restriction and closure of the national and provincial reserves along with very limited options to move around seems to be a recipe for a very boring and long year. Contrary to the depressing situation around, the summer in Ontario provided great options…

Looking back at 2019

  While checking my photo collection from 2019, there are a melange of shots in and around Toronto. Most are from day trips to explore nearby areas. Also a good proportion of shots are random clicks in my backyard. Here are five images that are either memorable while shooting or loved the final output after…

Rikisum – following the legendary trail

This was my second outing in the quest to embrace the nice and serene villages around the old silk route crossing Jelep-La. Always been enthralled by the mighty Himalayas, my interest was to explore ‘yet not so popular’ Himalayan parishes, stay with the locals and enjoy the serenity of the environment. After my visit to…

Zuluk – Hamlet on the forgotten trail

I came to know about this little known Himalayan village of East Sikkim from a friend of mine, who visited this place last year. This was a popular night stay for traders before crossing historical Jelep La – the old silk route to Lasha, Tibet. For last few years Zuluk (altitude: 10,000 ft) is once…