Along the Old Silk Route #5: Enigmatic Zuluk

Along the Old Silk Route #5: Enigmatic Zuluk

Zuluk – The silent valley: I never see a silent valley like Zuluk or Dzuluk. The calmness of this valley is so still that you can even hear your own heartbeats. The coldness dipped into the deep mist and the silence of the valley create an enigmatic ambiance that attracted me the most to explore it more intensely. The valley has its own charm that […]

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Along the Old Silk Route #4: Mankhim

Along the Old Silk Route #4: Mankhim

The small hamlet, Mankhim of Sikkim is nestled in the lap of Eastern Himalayas. It’s a hilltop of Aritar and offers a picturesque panoramic view of Mt. Kanchenjunga and Lampokhri Lake of Aritar. I always believe that the best way of exploring a place is through the eyes of the local people and observing their struggle and their lifestyle. Our Mankhim stay bestowed us that […]

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Along the Old Silk Route #3:  A day at Aritar

Along the Old Silk Route #3:  A day at Aritar

Aritar is a small town in East Sikkim. The lush green valley, bounded by the Mt Kanchenjunga is nestled on the edge of the Himalaya. It is the best place to rejuvenate and revive yourself if you know to explore the hidden treasure of nature. Though it is an offbeat destination of Sikkim, still it is popular for the picturesque Aritar Lake or Lampokhari lake […]

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Along the Old Silk Route #2: Romantic Rishikhola

Along the Old Silk Route #2: Romantic Rishikhola

A lonesome night at Rishikhola: Sometimes our souls also need a holiday. Solitude can only give us that opportunity.  Rishikhola is the place where one can enjoy the romance of solitude.  A stay along the bank of the meandering river stream, surrounded by the lofty hills dotted with the emerald green forest is enough to enjoy one’s solitude.  It is not only the place to […]

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