Last post on Trip to Auli

This is the last post in the ‘Trip to Auli’ series though I will be continuing with the rest of the trip later. Before I do that let me list out a few tips for people looking to visit Auli. The first tip is to get yourself a good credit card that offers discounts on […]

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Trip to Auli – Day 6 and 7

Continued from previous post “Trip to Auli – Day 5” When I first regained conscious that morning, I was aware only of an aching body… and then of the condition of the room – clothes strewn all over, the suitcase open and clothes spread out near the heater. It was nothing to worry – it […]

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Trip to Auli – Day 5

Continued from previous post – “Trip to Auli – Day 4” I woke up before the alarm went off :D. That’s because I wanted to use the washroom badly 😉 I realized that my entire body was aching but the idea of ski was too much to keep me in bed for long. We got […]

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Trip to Auli – Day 4

Continued from previous post –  “Trip to Auli – Day 3” At exactly 4:00 AM the alarm went off. We dragged ourselves out of the bed half an hour later, dressed up in our layers and went to the terrace. It was as dark as the night before and the sky, as clear. Ashwin suggested […]

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Trip to Auli – Day 3

Continued from previous post – “Trip to Auli – Day 2“. Read a few things about Joshimath and Auli before proceeding further. When I first opened my eyes, I thought it was just 6:00 AM  or so. It was dark outside. Reaching for my icy mobile confirmed it was half past 10 :-O We were […]

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A few things about Joshimath and Auli

Joshimath and Auli are places are in the Chamoli district of Uttarakhand, India. Joshimath is a small one-road-only town, unharmed by mall culture and modernization. All the shops ranging from cloth stores (sarees, dress materials, etc) to sweater shops to dhabas/sweet stall to groceries are there on either side of this narrow road. Taxi (read […]

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Trip to Auli – Day 2

Contd from previous post “Trip to Auli – Day 1” Neither of us realized the alarm go off at 4:00 AM and when we finally did get up, it was 8:30 AM..!! :-O The only other option to reach Joshimath was to travel the 8 hours/300 kms by taxi. We knew it was going to […]

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