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Celebrating freedom

First Pilgrim – Celebrating Freedom

On India’s Independence Day, we find the real meaning of Freedom by being in...
17th Aug 17
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On Climbing a Mountain

The closest I’ve come to meditating is while climbing a mountain.  Burdens strapped tight...
29th Jul 17
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Manali to Khardungla on a Bicycle – Chalega? Pakka bata! Cycle Khareedta Hoon.

I had been dreaming about cycling Manali to Khardungla on a Bicycle for a...
26th Jul 17
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In love with Oblivion – Real & Imagined stories cycling from Manali to Khardungla

In love with Oblivion – Real & Imagined stories cycling from Manali to Khardungla...
25th Jul 17
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Annapurna Circuit Trek – A First Person Account

Annapurna Circuit Trek | A First Person Account – 2016 was coming to an...
25th Jul 17
Annapurna Circuit Trek Nepal - First Pilgrim

Hiking the Annapurna Circuit – A Photo Story from an Indian Perspective

“The mountains had bestowed on us their beauties, and we adored them with a...
7th Jul 17
Gaumukh Tapovan Trek - First Pilgrim

Gaumukh Tapovan Trek – Hiking to the base of Mount Shivling with an Ascetic

Gaumukh Tapovan Trek – Hiking to the base of Mount Shivling with an Ascetic....
26th Jun 17
Har Ki Dun Trek - First Pilgrim

Har Ki Dun Trek – Reverie in the Valley of Gods

“O dear Himalaya…why are you so amazing, can I kiss your peak or can...
17th Jun 17
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Musings from the Mountains: Postcards from Kuari pass and Pangarchulla Peak Trek

“Once on his feet, though, man does not stay where he is. ” ―...
4th Jun 17
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Smiles of a Thousand Miles | Short Film | First Pilgrim Originals

Smiles Of A Thousand Miles – John Muir, an American naturalist once said, “Thousands...
25th May 17
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Solo Backpack Trip to Spiti Valley – Day in Langza & Komic

Just imagine how exciting it must be to live in a village which is...
5th Mar 17
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Solo Backpack Trip to Spiti Valley – Day in Key Monastery & Kibber

It was my 7th Day on Solo Backpack trip which was no more solo...
5th Mar 17
Kaza city top view

Solo Backpack Trip to Spiti Valley – Day in Kaza

It was my 6th Day of Solo Backpack Trip. After finishing our amazing village...
5th Mar 17
Nako Village top view

Solo Backpack Trip to Spiti Valley – Day in Nako Village

Travelling is like dreaming. It is as thrilling as dreams. And there is a...
5th Mar 17
Kalpa Temple door

Solo Backpack Trip to Spiti Valley – Day in Kalpa

“Kalpa” is a small town in the Sutlej river valley, 3 km from the...
5th Mar 17
Chitkul homestay

Solo Backpack Trip to Spiti Valley – Day in Chitkul

“Chitkul – The Last Village of India” How does this sound? – “Hey, I...
5th Mar 17
Sangala Valley

Solo Backpack Trip to Spiti Valley – Day in Sangla

Sangla Valley, around 225 Km from Shimla, is also called Baspa Valley as it...
5th Mar 17
Manali to Khardungala Cycling Expedition - First Pilgrim

Cycling the World’s highest Roads

Suraj Tal Lake near BaralachaLa Pass (Himachal Pradesh, India) Manali to Khardungala: Cycling World’s Highest...
3rd Mar 17
Hike to the beautiful Kedar Tal - First Pilgrim

Kedar Tal Trek

Kedartal Trek: A Hike to Shiva’s Lake – It was 16th of October 2016...
3rd Mar 17
Bagini Glacier Trek - First Pilgrim

Changabang Base Camp

A Memorable Hike to Changabang Base Camp: A For the last three years, in...
3rd Mar 17
Brahmatal Trek

Brahmatal – A Beautiful hike in the Garhwal Himalaya

Brahmatal, A Beautiful hike in the Garhwal Himalaya: It was 30th September and I...
2nd Mar 17
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Solo Backpack Trip to Spti Valley- Day in Shimla

Solo Backpack Trip: A Day in Shimla – a dream I don’t remember when...
26th Feb 17
Mount Nanada Ghunti and Trisul as seen from Junargali

Hiking the Roopkund Trail 

Hiking the Roopkund Trail: I always feel at home when involved in an expedition...
24th Feb 17
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