The Mountain Walker Founder stops to watch a local women’s football match in Damthang village in South Sikkim and realises that football is deeply embedded in Sikkimese society.
Reader and well-wisher, Subhashish ‘Parag’ Mukherjee has sent in a beautiful Hindi poem on the Himachal Himalayas.
Pelling is a little town in Sikkim, the remote Himalayan state in the Northeast region of India. Located at an altitude of 6,250 feet above sea-level, Pelling is emerging as an important centre for tourism, mainly because it is a convenient hub for accessing historical places in West Sikkim. In addition, it also serves as a convenient stop or base for hiking and eco-tourism in West Sikkim. Finally, it is an access point to the Kanchenjunga National Park and related trekking routes.
The Mountain Walker COO Ameen Shaikh, writes an up, close and personal piece on the most important people (and the unsung heroes) of the Himalayan experience, especially on a trek – – the porters.
The Mountain Walker interviews Shikha Nainwal, a Hospitality industry professional from Uttarakhand.