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On an adventure from Agra to Himalayas

THE ASIAN AGE.

Published : Jan 2, 2018, 1:35 pm IST
Updated : Jan 23, 2018, 11:37 am IST
As one crisscrosses between home and work place, they hardly get time to introspect and strike a dialogue with our inner self. Travel enthusiast goes on an expedition not only for an adventure but also to attempt to walk in the unknown and challenge his own strengths. (Photos: Ameya Mondkar)
As one crisscrosses between home and work place, they hardly get time to introspect and strike a dialogue with our inner self. Travel enthusiast goes on an expedition not only for an adventure but also to attempt to walk in the unknown and challenge his own strengths. (Photos: Ameya Mondkar)
Landscape view of Fatehpur Sikri, Agra which was founded in 16th century by Mughal Emperor. It acted as a political capital until it was shifted to Agra. (Photo: Ameya Mondkar)
Landscape view of Fatehpur Sikri, Agra which was founded in 16th century by Mughal Emperor. It acted as a political capital until it was shifted to Agra. (Photo: Ameya Mondkar)
Silent Corridors of Fatehpur Sikri take you back to the Mughal Era. The red stone construction depicts the Mughal architure which is spread across North India. (Photo: Ameya Mondkar)
Silent Corridors of Fatehpur Sikri take you back to the Mughal Era. The red stone construction depicts the Mughal architure which is spread across North India.  (Photo: Ameya Mondkar)
A devotee praying at the tomb of Salim Chishti. (Photo: Ameya Mondkar)
A devotee praying at the tomb of Salim Chishti.  (Photo: Ameya Mondkar)
The mystical Taj Mahal built by emperor Shah Jahan. (Photo: Ameya Mondkar)
 The mystical Taj Mahal built by emperor Shah Jahan. (Photo: Ameya Mondkar)
Apart from Red Standstone, the Mughals, especially emperor Akbar was fond of white marble, his love for this stone can be seen in various Mughal monuments. (Photo: Ameya Mondkar)
Apart from Red Standstone, the Mughals, especially emperor Akbar was fond of white marble, his love for this stone can be seen in various Mughal monuments. (Photo: Ameya Mondkar)
An old Himchali man has wrapped himself under multiple layers of chlothes to protect himself from the cold. (Photo: Ameya Mondkar)
An old Himchali  man has wrapped himself under multiple layers of chlothes to protect himself from the cold. (Photo: Ameya Mondkar)
Prayer wheel at the Gadhan Thekchhokling Gompa Monastery, Manali. The mantra ' Om Mani Padme Hum' is carved / written in Sanskrit on the outside of the wheel. (Photo: Ameya Mondkar)
Prayer wheel at the Gadhan Thekchhokling Gompa Monastery, Manali. The  mantra ' Om  Mani Padme Hum' is carved / written in Sanskrit on the outside of the wheel. (Photo: Ameya Mondkar)
After a tiring treck, an ancient Shiv Ling welcomes you at the Peak of Bijli Mahadev, Kullu. (Photo: Ameya Mondkar)
 After a tiring treck, an ancient Shiv Ling welcomes you at the Peak of Bijli Mahadev, Kullu. (Photo: Ameya Mondkar)
A trident stands out among the picturesque background of the Himalayas. Himachal Pradesh - Where Shiva resides! (Photo: Ameya Mondkar)
A trident stands out among the picturesque background of the Himalayas.  Himachal Pradesh - Where Shiva resides! (Photo: Ameya Mondkar)
Row houses in Vashist are an interesting mix of Himachali architecture blended with contemporary designs. (Photo: Ameya Mondkar)
 Row houses in Vashist are an interesting mix of Himachali architecture blended with contemporary designs. (Photo: Ameya Mondkar)
Kheerganga - This divine land is above all adjectives, surrounded by snowcapped mountains and pine trees, it makes you feel to be on a piece of heaven carved out on earth. (Photo: Ameya Mondkar)
Kheerganga - This divine land is above all adjectives, surrounded by snowcapped mountains and pine trees, it makes you feel to be on a piece of heaven carved out on earth. (Photo: Ameya Mondkar)
Himachal, the home of Shiva makes you witness some of the wonderful Shiva temples. This ' Trishul' is at Shiva temple at Solan Valley. (Photo: Ameya Mondkar)
Himachal, the home of Shiva makes you witness some of the wonderful Shiva temples. This ' Trishul' is at Shiva temple at Solan Valley. (Photo: Ameya Mondkar)
A perfect landscape defining Himachal, it has got everything clouds, snow capped mountains , lush green Pine trees and of course fresh Air! (Photo: Ameya Mondkar)
A perfect landscape defining Himachal, it has got everything clouds, snow capped mountains , lush green Pine trees and of course fresh Air! (Photo: Ameya Mondkar)

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