Chandratal is utterly mesmerizing, says Rediff reader Mridula Dwivedi. Here she shares these amazing pictures of her Himalayan adventure. Chandratal is a high altitude lake in the Spiti region of Himachal Pradesh located at 4300 meters (14100 feet) above sea level. The nearest campsite where you will also find some dhabas is Batal. You can also camp at Chandratal where you can rent a camp. At Batal you have to carry your own tent or stay at one of the dhabas. Chandratal is about 8 to 10 ... Rediff.com, 4 days ago
Jordan is a peaceful country in the troubled Middle East discovers Mridula Dwivedi who travelled there as part of the Indian media contingent to cover the visit of Pope Francis to the Holy Land. She shares her photo diary: When the aircraft started making the descent to Queen Alia International Airport at Jordan, I was glued to the window. And this was the sight that welcomed me to Jordan. I knew Jordan was an arid desert but I was not aware that it presented such a fascinating vista from ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
The landscape of Kashmir is so beautiful that even if you stand in the middle of a traffic jam and click a picture, chances are, it will have something stunning, says Mridula Dwivedi. I visited Srinagar and Pahalgam recently. I was greeted by excellent weather. I was told that I should come back in autumn as that is when the Chinar (maple) leaves change colors. Here are 10 pictures of my visit to this 'heaven on earth.' Reflections at the Dal Lake, Srinagar The advantage of staying in a ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
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