Tirthan Valley

Visited Tirthan Valley, Himachal Pradesh on a camping trip during the long weekend of 15-18 August 2019. Sagar a tracker and young friend has joined me on this trip. We have also covered Serlosar Lake and Rewalsar in this trip.

This place gives a heavenly feeling during monsoon but equally dangerous too. Posting a few photos of that trip, these are a mix of DSLR and mobile. Hoping you will enjoy it… 

 

 

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Prayag

I am in my hometown Prayag (earlier Allahabad) for 3 days visit. Went on a short drive with Dr. Sharad. Tried to capture few unique things about this city, posting here –

First 2 photos are of a snake charmer and after that, there is a series of photo of a very popular still side food (snack) of this city which is healthy and always prepared fresh known as Chabaina.

A snake charmer with a Cobra
A snake charmer with a Cobra
A snake charmer with Cobra
A snake charmer with Cobra

Recipe of this snack is very simple, brown rice, dried grams, dried peas, and dried peanuts are showered with little water in advance and then roasted in raw salt. Then mixed with mustard oil, onion, salt, lemon, and green chili paste. It is consumed hot when it’s crispy.

Brown rice and dried peas are being roasted in raw salt
Brown rice, grams, peanuts and dried peas are roasted in raw salt
Filter of mix after roasting
Filteration of the mix after roasting
Collection of each ingredient of mix at one place
Collection of each ingredient of the mix at one place
Putting everything in a pot to mix spices and oil
Putting everything in a pot to mix spices and oil
finally adding mustard oil, onion, salt, lemon juice and green chili paste into mixture
finally adding mustard oil, onion, salt, lemon juice, and green chili paste into the mixture

HR 26 Triathlon

Friends dragged me to take their photos for the HR 26 Triathlon, Gurugram… posting a few of my choice

HR 26 Triathlon - Swimming
HR 26 Triathlon – Swimming
HR 26 Triathlon - Cycling
HR 26 Triathlon – Cycling
HR 26 Triathlon - Cycling
HR 26 Triathlon – Cycling
HR 26 Triathlon - Running
HR 26 Triathlon – Running
HR 26 Triathlon - Time Keeper
HR 26 Triathlon – Time Keeper
HR 26 Triathlon - An eye catching bike
HR 26 Triathlon – An eye-catching bike
HR 26 Triathlon - An inspiring finisher
HR 26 Triathlon – An inspiring finisher