Kashmir: A Heaven Unexplored
While doing my engineering (bear with me), it came clear in my mind that engineering is not my cup of tea, I am not 9 to 5 person and I want adventure and gratification in my life. So my first step towards exploring my traveller traits was Kashmir, where I applied for Basic Mountaineering Course in JIM & WS at Pahalgam. Think it like you get free accommodation, food, clothes, basic utilities etc for 24 days and you’ll be able to visit places that are not on travel sites, able to do what you guide will not make you do, camping in wild with red eyes (fox or snow leopard) staring when Friday night chicken is made (happened with us once) and with all this friendship made for lifetime. My first encounter with unexploited beauty of Kashmir and I have tried to keep it in layman’s terms so as to accomplishes its purpose of conveying the experience and not taking Mr. Shakespeare head on. Read on! if you want to know that are you a tourist or a traveller?