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    Lesser Known destinations of Uttarakhand

    Uttarakhand is best known for its raw hills. The state may not be as colorful as its counterpart, Himachal Pradesh but its charm lies in its unpreparedness. Lack of good roads, ill planned construction work, depleting green cover on hill slopes and underdeveloped tourist places, they all add up to its uniqueness. At first glance Uttarakhand may appear to be well known for its Char Dham Yatras [Badrinath, Kedarnath, Gangotri and Yamunotri], main attractions like Nainital, Haridwar, Rishikesh [well known for its adventure sports], Mussorie and many small and hard treks but divert from main routes a bit and you land up in many unexplored, mysterious and serene places. Some…

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    Road Trip! Lucknow to Tungnath

    Instinctively, four of us [all teachers in the same school] decided to go on a long journey and that too on a bike. Instinctively, because tripe like these are never planned long before and also because none of us had ever embarked on an endeavour like this before. So we got our bikes serviced and on advice [or rather bad advice] of one of us, we commenced our journey from Lucknow at night without the finalization of the final destination [Surprisingly]. So the clothing that included jeans, warm jackets and rain coat was packed. Documents related to personal identity and vehicles were double checked and stacked carefully. First Aid box…