The mysterious chirp in the morning

It’s been a week or two that I’ve been trying to sleep early and wake up early, sleeping early has been a major fail but waking up early is progressing day by day. This morning, I woke up at around 6:30 am, I had an alarm for 7:30 am but somehow I woke up...

Mountains seen from Kathmandu

Mountains are the essence of Nepal. And, personally I love mountains, there’s nothing more I enjoy than a good view of mountains, no matter how many times I have seen those mountains. But mountain gazing from Kathmandu valley is truly underrated. You can...

Birding in the middle of the Winter

Birding in the middle of the winter would be something I’d have never thought of doing by myself, that too in the northern part of Minnesota, close to the Canadian border. But Aubrey, my Labmate, a PhD candidate in our lab, asked me if I would be interested to go Bird...

The Yak Route

Contents Late again The clouds Lukla and Zero visibility The guide The journey begins The Canadians and the card game Trek to Naamche Namche Bazar Everest for the first time In the search of firewood pizza Tengboche The Monastery The game Spot the Yak Coining of the...

Annapurna Base Camp VS Everest Base Camp

If you’re wondering if you should do the Annapurna Base Camp or the Everest Base Camp, then you’ve come to the right place. Here’s a breakdown of my personal account of both the Base Camps. My review might differ from others and could be complete different than what...