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    Car Drive to Hills

    So you have finally decided to go to a hill station and you are going to drive. First thing that you need is the CONFIDENCE in yourself. Everybody drives on the hills for the first time and you are no exception. Go for it. Have faith on yourself and your lovely car. Which Car? Naturally you will take your own car. You can’t borrow because it is doubtful that somebody known to you will take that risk and secondly you will not be at ease on steering in a new [read other] car. So forget SUVs, 4*4 drives, off road cars if you don’t have them. Remember, locals mostly use…

  • Why do hills keep calling me?
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    Why do hills keep calling me?

    It is just an after thought. I have been traveling for the last 20 years now and have traversed varied landscapes including mountains, deserts, cities, villages, pilgrimage, plateaus, forests, river beds, beaches and ravines. Today, when I look back, the astonishing fact that emerges is that I have explored all these places, other than hills, only when I was visiting my friends or relatives. Luckily I have many of them, and sight seeing was a convenient getaway from their places of residence. Other than that, all my trips have been to the mountains, primarily Himalayas. I always travel in the company of my family or friends. After some of the…