When I was talking to the Baba in Pandu Gumfa, Gangotri, he asked, what brings me to the Himalayas and he himself answered “Himalaya Kheechta Hain”… means Himalaya attracts… And so true are his words…once one gets the taste of this mythical land protecting us for centuries, he just can’t stay away from finding an excuse to venture once again and once again and once again and every time this land presents herself with a different layer of canvas, with a different story, with a fresher look and one lifetime is just not enough to cherish the vastness of this mythical land…

So why is it so special than other mountains that people from across the globe long to come at least once? … To me, it’s due to the blend of myth, history, legends, people, vastness, vistas and difficulties that it presents to one which hardly one can find anywhere on earth…

And that’s what our Himalayas is… 🙂

(Bhagwabasa camp site enroute Roopkund, May 2014) 

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Born at Lumding, a town in Assam, Anirban spent his childhood enjoying the whispering sounds of the woods and trees, cherishing the flora and fauna in places like Dwarband, Masimpur, Burlongfur, Mandardisa. Anirban’s writings reflect his deep love towards nature, people and a culture that we can follow to live by. In Anirban’s words, the golden sunrise, the meadows, the snow-clad tall mountains, the never ending seas, the horizon, the smell of sand and soil, large monuments, the history, the people fascinate him and take him to a different world. And he gives his father all the credit who made him feel, cherish and experience these wonders of Mother Earth. His contributions to travel sites like Tripadvisor has a reader base of over forty thousand as well as in websites like Tripoto, He is an author for Happytrips.com, a Times Travel Magazine. His first poetry collection “Osheemer Daak” – Call of the endless is recently published and available in Amazon, Flipkart. One can follow him at www.facebook.com/anirbandeb or his website https://www.endlessvista.com. His email id is tripotomaniac@gmail.com

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