“It was one of the most beautiful day we have experienced together. The one on the left is Arshika – my best friend of ten years, and the one on the right is my sister Ruchika.
It was around 3 PM in the evening, and this photo was taken during our trip to Dhauladhar trails in Himachal Pradesh enroute to Triund top. The evening had a very pleasant and warm vibe despite the chilly weather. The chill made us hungry so we stopped on our way to rest for some time and eat. This moment is all the more special because I was with my two favourite people. The entire trip was mind-blowing – with so much to discover – and with an abundance of nature’s beauty to soak in. Memories from the trip will be forever etched in my memory as one of the best treks of my life. Moreover, this was at a time when I was a medical intern in Delhi, and anything remotely green and quiet felt like heaven for me. So this getaway was a jackpot for my soul.
We also witnessed the first snowfall of the region at the time and the snow-covered Dhauladhar made me nostalgic about our own Kanchendzonga (lies between Nepal and Sikkim) back home.”
~ Dr. Deepshikha Chhettri from Sikkim
Dr. Deepshikha Chhettri with her sister and her best friend stops to eat while trekking to the Triund Top of Himachal Pradesh
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