Solitude - The Great Himalayan national Park and Tirthan.

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Solitude - The Great Himalayan national Park and Tirthan.

Post by Lanceman » Tue Apr 19, 2016 5:32 pm

True solitude can be found a bit off season in the Tirthan Valley and Great Himalayan National Park. Starting at Gushaini I went on a three day trek into the park and another two days around. here is a photoblog of the week I was there. Rather than just a blog in prose, it is sometimes better to do a photoblog of a trip. after all remember that a picture is worth a thousand words!!! In the Great Himalayan National park, I was carrying my Fujifilm X T-10 MLC with a 18-55mm zoom. Trekking with a camera is an absolute delight.

http://xerxespa.blogspot.in/2016/04/sol ... -park.html
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Post by mundaire » Tue Apr 19, 2016 7:27 pm

I've passed through the area (Shoja/ Tirthan) twice, but missed out on the opportunity to trek/ visit the park. :(

What lovely photos, am seriously jealous Lanceman! Thanks for sharing :)

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Post by kshitij » Tue Apr 19, 2016 7:41 pm

Beautiful photos and narration sir. Made me feel like i did the trek myself :D
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Post by xl_target » Tue Apr 19, 2016 8:20 pm

Lanceman,
That was delightful.
I'm jealous, jealous, jealous.
This brings back so many memories.

The scenery, the flora and fauna! Muy Excelente, Senor!
...and little Anjali, what a cutie. You couldn't have had better company to the waterfall and back.
Your photography, sir has excellent composition and framing. Every photo is appealing.
I think this is the best post on your blog to date.

I've already looked it over twice. Will have to spend more time on it when I get home.
Enjoyed the "People of Tirthan Valley" too.
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Post by pratik_mahale » Tue Apr 19, 2016 10:25 pm

Grate Sir
I always dream about doing something like this
Sir please plan a trek some ware near for Mumbai CMG

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Post by AgentDoubleS » Wed Apr 20, 2016 9:54 am

Wow! Just wow, Lanceman. I have often craved the solitude of a trek in the national parks and this photolog ignites that interest yet again.

Thanks for taking us with you through these pictures.

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Post by essdee1972 » Wed Apr 20, 2016 10:23 am

I would request you to start writing travelogues.

You blog is a pleasure to read! I could feel the pain in my knees from hiking for 4 hours and the shortness of breath at altitude when I read your piece.
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Post by Lanceman » Wed Apr 20, 2016 2:17 pm

Thank you each one for reading this and enjoying the trek as much as I did.
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Post by ngrewal » Sun Jan 22, 2017 3:57 am

Hi Lanceman

You have amazing blog and a friend of mine in school and only son of MY PT teacher Devindar Sandhu from St John Chandigarh Lt Rajeev Sandhu Assam regiment attained martyrdom and was awarded MVC posthumously.
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Re: Solitude - The Great Himalayan national Park and Tirthan.

Post by ganeshn » Sun Jan 22, 2017 9:47 am

truly off the beaten trek, pure unadulterated nature.
a glimpse of the monal pheasant would have been welcome, amazing place for birding.

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