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...

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...

The Mishap in the trails

Sipping away lukewarm tea from a steel cup on a cold evening with an amazing mountain view. I was thinking of how the other side of it would look. The sun was about to set, the clouds were too dark to reflect the gold in the sun. The wind was gaining speed. For a guy...

An Unexpected Journey

For PDF, CLICK HERE  Contents        Preface Yo Gaadi Gurje Bhanjyang Jaancha? The Excavator The Battar-Badam Confusion Bideshi haru ni dherai desh ko hune raicha hai? Five Quintal vegetables The Tube Something No Permits, No one to make permits The Noodle soup The...

The Road Mostly Travelled

Contents        Preface The silent one Home Stay Hitting the trails Two weeks ago The second night Under the hot water The book Ang Phurba Sherpa The up and downhill The Pizza The room Snow fall The Mastiff Annapurna Base Camp The frozen shoes Sliding down the trails...