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Not so young Fashion Graduate From National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT), Delhi, India. Aspiring journalist. Amongst other eclectic hobbies, she likes writing and has written several poems and articles over her school and college life and now for a living. She would someday like to be be a more popular writer than just on her blogs. 'Tis a lady of grand splendor, who waketh in my bed every morning while the sun beckons her towards night...

Saturday, July 25, 2009

Ranikhet- The beautiful greens

After a rather longish wait for a vacation, the fateful day arrived...couldnt sleep a wink either the day before or during the journey... though the weather was quite comfortable...
full moon night and the train travelling north... it travelled with us... till the clouds decided to give it a rst and ran the rest of the way... early morning as the train pulled up
to the station and a cigarette was smoked... we were in
another world...


i have never really known how to write a travellouge, i dont even know how to spell it right. so i shall be pretty bad.

what i love most about travelling is the instant change it brings... how everything amazes you while you walk. how the people are so different that you like them more
than your friends who have so much in common with you... how images change with every turn you take. how sleep, food, money doesnt really matter (unless you are worried that you would never find an ATM).


The Ranikhet KMVN(kumaon mandal vikas nigam) cottages are very comfortable and situated in a very beautiful place...in the middle of the forest. away frm the main ranikhet township. It was pointed out to us that if you dont step out of the premises then you probably wouldnt see more than 5 people in an entire week. and oh! it rained... the pleasure of it all.. the rain battering down on the cottage roof... and there is not
hing else one can hear... not A SOUL... we reached thr about 8 30 or so... and it was soo silent that i could hear it...


while the sun came out at about noon, we went for a walk... which, though fun, was very tiring... had two deliciously hot paranthas and chai at a small
shop. the sunset was breathtaking... behind the clouds...golden lining... not silver...

at night fall... it became quieter still.. though i did not think that was possible... but it did... the moon rose to its full glory, rising from behind the hills, and if only i could fly i would have touched it, i am sure... i so wish we could have sat outside watching the moon... but it was quiet cold... and there were insects coz of the rain... so that was not to be....
after dinner, we sat at the balcony... drinking.. and smoking, talking through the night... slept at 6 in the morning... still dont understand one thing... how i end up talking soo much...

woke up at noon, had breakfast, realised its raining too hard for us to really walk down to the township... so called for a cab and left for kausani....

im letting the pictures do the talking



currently listening to: bengali classics, eagles
currently reading(trying to): ruskin bond omnibus
recently watched : naruto shippuden till the latest episode
image (C) copyright: aparna mudi
images taken with a canon digital A550
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