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Why you must visit Spiti Valley, The Hidden World Of Himachal?

“A hidden isolated world”, is the first thing most travellers have to say about Spiti. What else could one say about a world that was forbidden to visitors for about 30 years. A visit to Spiti Valley is like Time Travel. You get in a time machine and travel to a world and time unknown. Spiti lies across the main range of Himalayas, called the Trans-Himalaya. But wait a second! Let’s just reflect on what comes to our mind when someone men...

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Fireflies Trek: Just What You Need to Ignite The Wanderlust in You

The heat is getting just unbearable and we are in search of a solace to find some respite from it. We are waiting with bated breath for the monsoons to arrive. But, what if, we say that solace is right here in our backyards? Not much of a distance away? In this pre monsoon period, get ready to witness a phenomenon which will just put you in awe of nature. We are talking about the tiny little twinkling creatures, who come out in millions at ...

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11 Easy Treks For Beginners Near Mumbai to Make You Fall in Love With Trekking

Trekking is something which people love to do these days. People have now started exploring outdoors through trekking. But when it comes to start or take the first steps for a trek, many questions arise. What if the trek is too tiring? What if I slip or fall on the trail? I have never exercised in my life how will I walk so much on a trek?These are the questions which come in your mind if you have never been on a trek. But there are easy treks fo...

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Here's all you need to know about these 24 trekking destinations near Mumbai

Would you like to just sit at home and have a hot cup of coffee when it’s raining outside? Or you are from the lot who would rather venture outdoors and have fun? If you are from the latter lot, these destinations are your cup of Coffee. Trekking is best experienced in Monsoon and why travel far away when you have some amazing monsoon trekking destinations to go near your hometown itself. Here we bring you a list of trekking destinations near M...

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Chaliyar River Challenge: Kayaking for a Cause

The Chaliyar is a peaceful river  which originates from the Elambalari Hills in the Wayanad plateau and empties in the Lakshadweep Sea. Upholding the cause of conservation of this river, Chaliyaar River Challenge by Clean Rivers Initiative facilitated by Jellyfish Watersports, came up with the idea of Kayaking for a cause. Chaliyar River Challenge is a 3 days and 70 kms paddling event in the Chaliyar river organised by a group of profe...

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College Kid to India's Youngest Ironman, Shubham Kajale Speaks about his Journey

Only a few dare to venture out of the cocoon of the ordinary and explore the realm of the extraordinary. Moreover, only a few fan the flames of possible human potential. 18 year old Shubham Kajale from Pune has done just that. Shubham has not only bagged the Iron Man title in Australia, but has also earned another badge of honour of being the youngest Indian to have completed the race. The Ironman Triathlon is a series of long-distance triathl...

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4 Quick and Simple Female Hygiene Tips No One Told You About

Text By Shraddha Mehta Being in outdoors is always rewarding. Getting that feel of Independence and wanderlust attracts all. When we are outdoors it involves a lot of things from, gear to commute to hygiene, especially for women. A day’s hike is somewhat manageable when it comes to dealing with different body fluids. Yet how you manage is still tricky. Females have to think more about the basic natural needs than their male counterparts. ...

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Everest The Movie: A visual treat with a story that runs skin deep

Sweta K Bhanushali Visually breathtaking, Baltasar Kormákur's  'Everest' The Movie is based on the 1996 tragic expedition to the highest peak in the world which saw the death of 12 people in a single season, making this one of the deadliest year on Everest. The film beautifully showcases the splendour and challenges of reaching the summit. It also does justice to the evident commercialisation seen sprouting at the Everest Base Camp as several...

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...And the winners are out!

You all submitted entries in huge numbers and we thank you for the amazing enthusiasm and participation shown by all of you. The Day has come and here we are announcing the winners of our #AdventureClick contest. There is a tiny little surprise but we'll come to that by the end of this. The winners for our early bird contest are: 1) Gaurav Gawand On earth there is no heaven, but there are pieces of it. (Caption: Gaurav Gawand) 2) Saurabh ...

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Rakshabandhan with the Army on the high lands of Ladakh

By Nikita Abhyankar Every year on Rakshabandhan and Bhaidooj, I go jumping to my brother, superficially choosing these days to celebrate our relationship. Some cynics always commented, “Why do you need a day to celebrate love for your brother?” I would have remained oblivious to the answer for my question had I not come across an article on Lakshya Foundation, and how its founder is assisting civilians to Ladakh for Rakshabandhan. My chat ...

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Changing times, changing food; 10 off-beat Onam recipes

India, a country of 29 states and seven Union Territories, is abundant with several festivals, majority of which fall during the harvest season owing to the agrarian culture of livelihood. The diverse land pattern also provides opportunities for foodies like me to explore the various food patterns around the country. And since Onam is here, let’s talk about Sadhya, an elaborate vegetarian feast from Kerala traditionally served on a banana le...

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If your #AdventureClick pays, then there is nothing like it!

India's Adventure Click Hey folks, We are announcing our first-in-the-series photography contest for the budding talent in you! The camera is a save button for the mind's eye, said Roger Kingston and we couldn't agree less. A picture speaks a thousand words and we want to be a part of your story, make it big even! Our contest aims at showcasing your talents, and giving you the due credit for your art. In 2015, Shivya Nath featured on our ann...

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Varanasi Diaries

By Aditya Kunte During my time in Varanasi, I have tried my level best to capture the essence of the ghats that I find so alluring. Photo: Aditya Kunte My trip to Varanasi began with an extremely hot, bumpy, crowded, and not to mention a very aggravated bus ride from Lucknow. It was the kind of trip that made me question my sense of self-importance (I had my first experience of a monkey bite, but more on that later). But it was also the kind...

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Exclusive Feature: Ironman Triathlon

Six-man contingent to make #India proud at #Ironman Triathlon at Zurich Before we begin on why we must watch out for the Zurich chapter of the Ironman triathlon this year, here is a small brief on what the Ironman triathlon is all about! A triathlon typically is a one-day sporting event that is a set of three sports; swimming-cycling-running that stands as a test of endurance and stamina. Although the distances vary, the Ironman triathlon is...

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Poorna Malavath: Everything You Need to Know About The Youngest Climber of Mount Everest

You need extraordinary mental strength and courage if you think of doing something which no one has attempted ever. This is what defines Poorna Malavath when she started her journey in Mountaineering. The film Poorna: Courage Has No Limit is a biopic made on Poorna Malavath, the youngest girl to climb the tallest mountain of the world: Everest. Poorna is now 16 years old but back then she was just 13 years and 11 months old when she scaled this m...

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30 films of the Banff Mountain Film Festival That You should Not Miss

People doing crazy stunts, attempting never thought about feats, pushing their limits, going high on adventure, this is what Banff films are made of. A personal account of people trying to do the impossible, these films are just what you need to watch to get motivated to do something crazy in life. A world renowned Mountain Film Festival, Banff is looked upon as the epitome of all mountain films festivals. Here's all you need to know about Banff ...

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Sleeping tips for 5 Challenging Scenarios in the Outdoors

You will be shocked to know the effects that a lack of sleep causes on your body, especially when you are outdoors. It will deteriorate your health, lessen your stamina and blow up your mental and physical strength. Also, the amount of physical activity you will do on the next day will come shooting down as it all depends on the quality of sleep you have had the previous night. Why go through the pain of sleepless nights? Just turn sleepless nigh...

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Here Is The Ultimate Rishikesh Guide You Need to Read Right Now

A hub for spirituality, yoga, pilgrimage and peace of mind, Rishikesh is the epitome for people seeking their inner self and meeting the high energy they believe in. Rishikesh has so many jewels to its crown that it makes for one of the most sought after destination for every kind of traveler. An ancient healing place with hills and rivers, it’s the abode of God for a spiritual traveller. But it’s not only the spirituality of this holy place ...

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10 of the Most Remarkable Motor Cycle Documentaries You Should Watch

Travel and adventure is what everyone yearns to go on. And if it’s a road trip on a bike, then it’s a life changing experience. Who would not want to soar through the wind while riding the bike in beautiful vistas which we just dream of. For all the dreams that we see, one cannot be everywhere at the same time. But to give you major travel and adventure goals we have curated some of the best motor cycling documentaries that show the best biki...

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10 Adventurous Marriage Proposals That Will Give You Major Relationship Goals

You know the warnings they give you before you get yourself to do an adventure activity? “Be alert”, “This is a dangerous activity”, “Make sure your harness is clipped properly”, “Don’t panic underwater”, followed by many more wise words. We are amused thinking about what warning did these adventure activities/ marriage proposals bring with them. Maybe something like: Warning: This adventure activity is intensely romantic. It m...

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11 Beautiful Reasons Which Will Make You Go on a Trek in the Himalayas

Venturing outdoors is always the first thing on one’s mind when the boredom and monotony of life hits hard. When we are in the wilderness it’s as if we see a newer side of ourselves which we never knew existed. This is best explained by John Muir when he says, “ Thousands of tired, nerve-shaken, over-civilised people are beginning to find out going to the mountains is going home; that wilderness is necessity…” The wilderness...

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Auli: 7 Reasons Why You Should Visit This Skiing Destination Immediately

“Uttarakhand’s Auli is India’s Switzerland”, said a travel catalogue placed on our office desk. Soon, our inner wanderlust sprang to life and the process of knowing everything about a place that is famed for its stunning landscapes and vistas began in full force. Auli is often painted as The best ski destination in India, An amphitheatre of soaring high peaks, A paradise for skiers in winters & A delight for trekkers in summ...

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Kutch to Kanyakumari: A Couple's Journey on a Kayak and A Cycle

In this world, where currently hate and fear are tearing people apart, we find sweet souls who through their actions bring a smile on our faces. Talking about sweet souls, Here we introduce you to a couple who is bringing a smile and immense amount of positivity in this world by doing what they do the best. Meet Shanjali Shahi and Kaustubh Khade. This duo is on an expedition starting from Kutch to Kanyakumari. What is this exped...

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Rann of Kutch: This famous White Desert will make you fall in love with Vibrant Gujarat

Vibrant colorful clothes, soulful songs and ballads, serene white desert and homely hospitality, this is what defines one of the most beautiful place in India’s western region: Rann of Kutch! Kutch is a melodious union of rich culture, tradition and history. It is an island which changes according to seasons. Come dry season the deserts are the harshest and with the arrival of  monsoons, they get filled by the waters and invite a lot of...

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Danny MacAskill Best Moments: GIFs That Will Make You Go Crazy

You will be amazed to see what Danny MacAskill can do with a set of two wheels. If you know him, you know the level of skill, accuracy and control we are talking about. If you don’t know him, keep scrolling down to see a crazy exhibition of the most insane moves ever seen on a cycle. Danny MacAskill is a professional street trials rider from Scotland (a discipline of cycling that demands precise control of the bike through crazy sky-high j...

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Dr Bhagwati Oza: The 81 year old Adventurer of the Year

A Swimmer, Scuba Diver, Gynaecologist, Pilot, Runner, Cyclist, Lawn Tennis Player and much more. This is Dr. Bhagwati Oza. A woman who seems to have done every single thing on earth for her age. 81 years and counting Dr. Bhagwati Oza who is famously known as Dr. Sport has many medals in her kitty. Extensively covered and talked about by almost all the major dailies and publications, Dr. Bhagwati Oza is sheer inspiration for anyone who rea...

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Outdoor Ethics And Online Branding Workshop, 2016

We are grateful for the positive response our workshop based on 'Responsible Outdoor Ethics' received on all 3 days that it was held on. It was very important for us to take this initiative for multiple reasons. The outdoor industry is getting fiercely competitive and the users are unaware about this level of competition. Because of lack of knowledge, the users may trust the wrong operators. This poses a major concern of safety for users perfo...

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25 Outdoor Survival Hacks That Will Make Your Outdoor Life Easier

Hiking, Trekking or any outdoor activity gives us a sense of tranquility. But there are a lot of things which you have to keep in mind when you venture out. You need to figure out stuff like how to make fire, how to cook food, how to light up your tent etc. There are many gadgets and tools available, yet there is a chance that you might not get your hands on it. That is where these Outdoor Survival Hacks and tips will help you out. You can be pre...

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Photos Featuring On The AdventureN 2017 Calendar

The AdventureN 2017 Calendar Contest saw some remarkable photo entries and exceptional photography skills. We are over-whelmed with the kind of response we received on each category. It was more special because through this contest our hopes sprang to life; hope to see Adventure Sports flourish, hope to see more and more people participate in them.  Having said how wonderful this experience was for us, it was equally difficult, because we wer...

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#CaptureAdventure Calendar Contest: Photographs worthy of a Special Mention

AdventureN's annual calendar contest , #CaptureAdventure was met with an amazing and enormous response. With adventure activities involved as categories, it was astounding to see that people of India are quite adventurous and also like clicking their adventure. We received an ocean of entries of which some deserve a special mention even though they could not be the winning entries.  The photographs were so enchanting that we had to give them the...

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Chadar Trek Guide: 12 Quick Answers For Everything You Need To Know About The Frozen River Trek

Is walking on a frozen river on your bucket list yet? When we first heard about the Chadar Trek years and years ago we were amazed by the symphony of this frozen world - frozen river, frozen waterfalls, frozen caves! We wanted to know more about the ‘frozen’ Chadar. The first thing we learned was that Chadar trek is rightly called so because the word ‘Chadar’ signifies ‘Blanket’ in the local language. After all, what would you na...

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Winners of the #CaptureAdventure Calendar Contest

An amazing Photo Contest was organised by AdventureN for all enthusiasts who love clicking pictures of about anything and everything. The #CaptureAdventure Calendar Contest had categories of Travel, Wildlife, Mobile Clicks and specific adventure activities. We got some fantastic entries for the contest. Some pictures left us spell bound and our whole team just wanted to pack up and set out for that adventure activity. Here's announcing al...

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Hornbill Festival: One of The Most Beautiful Tribal Festival of India

An amalgamation of blue mountains, green forests and mighty rivers, North-East India is a beauty to behold. The valleys and mountains are enchanting. It’s not just the geography which is serene but the tribal culture and tradition of the North-East of India is what attracts people and makes it a must visit place. Of all the states, one which stands out this month is Nagaland and the reason it stands out is because of the Hornbill Festival. ...

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Get To Know How Biker Souvig Sarkar Crushed The Land Speed Record

Endurance is the price you pay for victory. Souvig Sarkar is a guy who has paid that price and reaped sweeter gains for it. On March 7th 2016, Souvig set off on his KTM Duke 390 with a vision to measure the width of the country. After five gruelling days of riding from Tezu in Arunachal Pradesh to Koteshwar in Gujarat and covering 4,116 Kms, Souvig successfully completed his challenging biking feat. Not just that, he also ended up setting a new ...

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Highlights of Adventure Festivals in November 2016

The initial weeks of November have seen some major adventure festivals being held in India. Two of these were held in the North East of India, so it’s a breath of fresh air, that apart from the popular adventure destinations, North East is getting a taste of it too. North-East is not very famous when it comes to adventure tourism. These festivals are helping in the promotion of adventure tourism there.  The surfing festival of India called The...

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Pushkar : A Unique Land Of Beauty, Culture and Adventure

It’s true when they say, this world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page. And, it’s also true that travelling across the vibrant Indian State of Rajasthan, alone, feels like reading a classic novel. You may not know the plot, you may not expect how the plot unravels into a swirl of colour and culture, but one thing is for sure. You just won’t stop reading. This brings us to our Destination of the month, Pushkar, a spark...

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Manikandan Kumar: The Indian Para Climber You Should be Proud Of

We all complain, The bridge is too long to walk on, or The buses are too crowded to travel, or The elevator is not working and now will have to take the stairs home, or The car is moving too slow , et cetera. We all complain about many things because it is very normal for us to do so. Our body is healthy for all the needed tasks to be done easily. But ever thought if some one who is physically challenged, how would they go through their d...

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17 Cool Cycling Accessories And Gadgets That Will Jazz Up Your Ride

Take one big cup of love for cycling, two cups of innovative design, simmer it in the hot sauce of fanciness. Tadaaa! You have to yourself a recipe that can potentially spice up your ride. Pun intended! In this era of uber technological development, there are multiple gadget inventions catering to different aspects of product design - functionality, looks, feel. However, we have to admit, when it comes to cycling accessories and gadgets, we don...

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Yuksom: Your Heavenly Gateway to the Goecha La Trek

The North-East of India still has many mystic and amazing places which are yet unexplored. It’s as if calling out travellers to live their ultimate dream of finding something new. With so many places to travel, Yuksom in Sikkim is one place you should definitely visit. Yuksom is a small town but with big historical significance of Sikkim. Yuksom exposes you to the rich cultural and historical treasures of Sikkim. It is the place where th...

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A Sneak Peek into the life of Kuntal Joisher- Vegan, Mountaineer, Common Man

In the previous two parts we got to know two different sides to the man, Kuntal Joisher, A mountaineer and a Vegan. In this last part of the interview series lets know Kuntal Joisher Vegan Mountaineer more as a person, how his family is supportive of his love for photography, Nepal and the Sherpas. Kuntal Joisher combines the distinction of being both an accomplished mountaineer and a high-end, computer science professional. He is an alumnu...

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31 Adventure Destinations In India That Will Make You Set Off On Your Next Adventure

Adventure and Tourism are like two peas in a pod. Travelling is incomplete without great adventures and great adventures are only accomplished after travelling to greater miles. On the occasion of World Tourism Day, we decided to blend two of the most exhilarating elements of all: Adventure and Tourism. And here we bring to you a comprehensive list of 31 different Adventure Destinations in India, that will quench the insatiable thirst of your i...

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Kuntal Joisher, the first Vegan to summit Everest talks about his Vegan diet to the top of the world

In the first part of the interview series, we got to know the mountaineer, Kuntal Joisher, who summited Everest as the first Vegan. In part 2 let’s know about Kuntal Joisher, Vegan on how he started the journey towards veganism and how it changed his life.   Kuntal Joisher, VeganImage Courtesy: Kuntal Joisher A vegetarian is a person who would not eat meat and eggs etc, in addition to this a vegan is a person who complet...

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Kuntal Joisher: The First Vegan who Summited Everest

Everest is a mountain which has a different value for different people. For some people it is a mighty mountain who they consider can’t be conquered. For some it is God. For some it is a peak to be conquered and is a prized possession. How it was summited for the first time is not a story unknown. We all know that the first people to summit Everest were Tenzing Norgay and Edmund Hillary. As beautiful and as mighty as it looks the horrors ...

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Celebrating 1000 years of festivity: The Naropa Festival, Ladakh

Ladakh! The name itself makes us imagine the mystical mountains, the magical landscapes, the enigmatic monasteries and the chants of ‘Om Mani Padme Hum’ . The land of Lamas, Ladakh is always a place whose beauty is awed by the whole world. This land of high passes is the dream destination of every traveller. The culture and tradition of Ladakh, which is still intact and is not touched by modernism, takes us to our roots. The festivals o...

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Be ready to fall in love with this hidden beauty called Ziro

Ziro is a quaint mountain town nestled in the Lower Subansiri district of Arunachal Pradesh. It may be seen as a town that practices its own set of rules, A far-flung valley that is demarcated by its unique culture from the rest of the world, A place that has a tribal heritage or A place that practices a unique system of cultivation. Know it for any of it’s famed characteristics, but you certainly don’t want to miss visiting this unconve...

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17 Camping Tools You Absolutely Wish You Had Earlier

Do you long to venture into terrains less explored and camp in the depths of wilderness for a couple of days? Ever wish to sing around a bonfire with your friends and dream about spending the nights gazing at the open starry sky? All this can last to become nothing more than a romantic notion if you are not equipped with the right kind of gear and essentials when outdoors. Camping out in wilderness is a mode of self-actualization, sure. But it...

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Satyendra Verma : The Army Man and Wingsuit Pilot Every Indian Should Know About

“Jump and you will find out how to unfold your wings as you fall” Ray Bradbury The crazy extreme sport of Base Jumping and Wingsuit Flying does not have many takers in India. A relatively new sport in the country, it still has a long way to go to be established as an adventure sport. But there is one man, an army man who is the pioneer in India as the first wingsuit flyer and also a base jumper. Meet Retired Lt Col Satyendra Verma. ...

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10 Things You Can Relate To If You Have An Adventurous Buddy

A friend is someone who gives you total freedom to be yourself. Jim Morrison The above quote is the reason why friends are a blessing. A shoulder to cry on, always the first person to be happy in your achievements, that one person you can always look upon for help, who understands you better even without you saying it, are some meanings of a friend. A friend is a life line and a friend is what makes us complete as a person. On this Fri...

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Ananya Chouhan: All you need to know about the 16 year old Indian who is sailing through new victories

“A Sailor is an artist, whose medium is the wind” -Webb Chiles Here is one artist just like Webb Chiles says. We introduce to you one of India’s Youngest Sailors, Ananya Chouhan. Since falling in love with the waters at age 12, Ananya has not looked back. She has many wins which add to her list of achievements in India and abroad. Doing fantastically well even in academics, Ananya Chouhan bagged a silver in the  Laser 4...

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Malabar River Festival 2016: And Here Are The Winners!

White Water Kayaking is still a recreational sport in India. To make it interesting and more adventurous, the Malabar River Festival in Kerala calls in many paddlers to Iruvanjhipuzha and Chalipuzha Rivers to compete with each other. Termed as Asia’s Biggest Kayaking festival, this year the extreme adventure competition in God’s Own Country had events for Kayakers of all levels. A fun event held on 29-31st July had some quirky titles for it w...

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26 Offbeat Treks in India and Absolutely Everything You Need to Know About Them

The process of zeroing in on a single trekking place for our next adventure reminds us that, where there are places that are exceedingly frequented, there are places yet to be traversed. Where there are places immensely famed, there are stunning places yet to be known. What a pleasure would it be to travel our country beyond its beaten tracks and trails to new horizons and different directions. So in this filtered digital era, lay your hold on th...

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Valley of Flowers : The Heavenly Abode of Nature

With the arrival of monsoons it feels as if everything which is lifeless from the summer heat comes alive, life blooms in all shapes and colours which makes everything look beautiful. Taking a sip of hot coffee and enjoying the rains is what an ideal afternoon would look like. Rains are loved and liked by everyone and the atmosphere during and after rains is truly as William Henry Davies says, I hear leaves drinking rain; I hear rich leaves ...

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8 Adventure Activities in Monsoons Which You Should Definitely Try

Clouds come floating into my life, no longer to carry rain or usher storm, but to add color to my sunset sky. Rabindranath Tagore Aren’t the monsoons exactly the way Rabindranath Tagore says? The moment we see the rains pouring down all we want to do is go out and enjoy getting drenched. With rains come the opportunity to venture outdoors and explore the amazing and beautiful nature.  From Trekking to Whitewater Rafting, rains are a bl...

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Samai De Kallialay : An Interview with the 1st Winner of All Cargo India Surfing Open

    “Waves are not measured in feet and inches, they are measured in increments of fear.” - Buzzy Trent (Pioneer of big wave surfing)   But, the man you will get to know through this write-up, Samai Reboul aka Samai De Kallialay, makes people question how his levels of fear always seem scaling down rather than up as he manoeuvres his way through humongous waves.   It was a momentous triumph for Auroville’s Samai Rebo...

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International Yoga Day : Expert Tips on Stand Up Paddle Board Yoga by Tapashi Devchoudhury

“Yoga is the Journey of the self, through the self , to the self”                                                                                                                                              -The Bhagavad Gita   The above quote aptly explains why ‘Yoga’ has become a worldwide phenomenon. This technique of  union of the mind, body and soul...

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Fathers Day: 11 Incredible Father Kid Adventure Videos

  “Dad, will you and Mom come for my Annual Day tomorrow?” “Dad, can you please get me new video game?” “Dad, can you pick me up from school?” “Dad, I have college projects to do, can I get a laptop?” “Dad can you buy me a new phone?” The answers to all the above questions have always been a ‘yes’.’ Father’, ‘Papa’, ‘Daddy’, ‘Dad’, call what you may, he is a daughter’s first love an...

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27 Fascinating & Rare Deep Sea Animals That Will simply Wow You!

The Ocean is replete with fascinating creatures and these are the ones that we have found only from 5% of the oceans that we have explored, imagine what would it be get to know and discover from the other 95% of the ocean, those would be some amazingly rare sea animals. Incredible, Isn’t it?   The teeny bit of oceans that we know about now is abundant with creatures that we do not know of and on this World Ocean Day we bring to you a lis...

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16 Must Go Destinations for White Water Rafting In India

Always had a dream to smash through the waters and come out winning? Consider it as true. White water rafting is the best way in which you can make this dream come true. Luckily for us our country has many rivers at her disposal so it's possible to do white water rafting in India. All these rivers are a one or two day rafting trips. Many rivers in India are also famous for going on adventurous rafting expeditions.  Here we bring you a list of de...

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World Environment Day 2017: How to Minimise Impact on the Environment

Try to Leave the Earth a better place than when you arrived.                                                                                                                                           -Sidney Sheldon   Sidney Sheldon gives us all the feels of being a responsible dweller on this Earth in this Quote which we can rightly call one of best quotes for the Worl...

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Nohkalikai Falls: One of Cherrapunji's majestic waterfalls

The famous Cherrapunji is the wettest place on earth but it has many more interesting things in store just like the Nohkalikai Falls. The Nohkalikai plunge Water Fall is a famous attraction and has always mystified its visitors. The Falls are a sight which can stupefy anybody and has an interesting but  tragic tale behind it. Cherrapunji PC: www.financialexpress.com The Nohkalikai Falls A nature lover’s paradise, th...

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These Festivals of Ladakh Should Definitely be a Part of Your Itinerary

Indulgence in the spirituality of Buddhism and a perfect blend of natural  landscape, introduces us to Ladakh .The arid mountains draped with the white snow caps  that covers the mountains all over, is scenically most soothing view captured through our naked eyes . The festivals of Ladakh pulls visitors flooding and buzzing across the place and with their ethnic religious aura glorify the cold desert. The prayer flags  fluttering across, w...

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21 movies which show Bollywood and Adventure Sports go hand in hand

Bollywood has always been a trend setter, from those bell bottom pants to the Tere Naam hairstyle, people go gaga over Bollywood. In India Bollywood is like a doctor and movies are the injection of trends in the audience. People live by bollywood here. Stunts and adventure sports have always been an eye catcher in these Bollywood movies and gradually the adventure scene has grown from Akshay Kumar doing Sand Bashing in Deewane Huye Pagal to H...

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Siddhi Manerikar: One of India's Finest National Bouldering Champion

Rock Climbing and Bouldering as a sport is yet to get recognition in India. But there are Indians who are winning accolades worldwide and we don’t even know who they are, let alone if any woman is winning it too. Here we bring you Siddhi Manerikar who has won more than 12 accolades in Asian Championships. This is her fantastic story. Siddhi Manerikar: The National Bouldering Champion Siddhi started her climbing when ...

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Mothers Day : 7 Adventurers Share Heartwarming Messages for their Mom's

  "Mom! Where's my lunch box?", I yelled early in the morning. "Its almost ready!", pat came the reply! "Mom! Where are my shoes, I am already late", I screamed again. "Check the shoe box under the stairs", she replied again. She used to come effortlessly navigating like a seasoned navigator through the house and almost always used to know where to find a particular thing. Sometimes, when we used to sit together with Dad, we...

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Off Beat Travel Diaries: Bhimashankar Wildlife Sanctuary

By Amruta Dhamorikar Situated close to the city of Pune, Bhimashankar Wildlife Sanctuary is one of the easiest escapes for a traveler. And so during a long weekend of four days, I found myself longing for the wonderful dense forests of Bhimashankar Wildlife Sanctuary. Located in the Khed and Ambegaon talukas of Pune district, it was created for the protection of the state animal of Maharashtra – Indian Giant Squirrel in the year 1984. ...

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Health and Heritage now hand-in-hand: Spiti Heritage Run

Running long distances is an amazing feeling that subjects you to extremes, putting you in your element. So to say, it gives you an amazing feeling. But here’s a run with a twist. Imagine, a high-altitude run amidst the picturesque snowy mountains of the Himalayas! India has always been famous for its heritage places. So on this World Heritage Day we bring you one of the places considered as a heritage site by the Archaeological Survey of Indi...

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Tapashi Devchoudhury: The First Female Stand up Paddle Surfer (SUP) of India

‘For whatever we lose, it’s ourselves we find in the sea’- E.E.Cummings and the only female Stand Up Paddle Surfer of India - Tapashi Devchoudhury defines this saying. Meet India’s first Female Stand up Paddler: Tapashi Devchoudhury Tapashi is that woman who left her comfortable desk job to pursue her true calling- Stand up Paddle Surfing (SUP). Tapashi is from Assam and now she has her paddle board filled house in Mandrem, Goa. Bef...

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10 Best Ways to Enjoy Your Stay at Andaman

Text By Saurabh Kalkar   When we think of Andaman islands, all that comes to our mind is sea and beaches, but there's lot to it than what meets the eye! This archipelago in the Bay of Bengal, has a rich historical past, and also houses one of the world's only Paleolithic era tribe, which do not like to interact with outsiders. Now don't  worry they are on a secluded island so no harm will come to you as long as you don't give them a sur...

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9 Festivals like Holi which are as much Fun, Messy & Exciting!

Holi Festival - IndiaImg Source: holifestival.com   "Sometimes all you need is a little splash of colour "   Isn't the above quote true?  Be it any situation or circumstance just a little bit of colour adds wonders to it. Nobody would want to live a life in monochrome, would they? That's when festivals come in and try to make our lives colourful. One such festival is Holi which is celebrated in India with great fervor and enthusi...

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10 emoji's which capture the emotions of an adventurer.

Emoji's are practically everywhere these days, one of the most loved and used ways to express your emotions in the digital world. Not far away in the offline world, Adventure sport lovers and enthusiasts also feel emotions in different situations. We compiled a list of these 10 emoji's which we consider as Adventure emoji's. Rightly so because they show how an adventurer feels. From falling from a bike, to first time taking a flight to skydiv...

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Meet Tuhin Satarkar : One of India's Finest Rock Climbers

“I climb, and therefore I am” is a line you would see at the Rock Aliens Sports Climbing Gym in Pune where Tuhin Satarkar often trains for his climbs and competitions and that is just how he lives his life. For those in the adventure fraternity, this young-adult is no stranger and hardly needs an introduction. At 21, Tuhin Satarkar is an established name in the field of climbing with several laurels to his worth already. In the two-...

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Piyush Chavan: Bringing Awesomeness to Downhill Racing in India

‘Of all the paths you take in life make sure some of them are dirt’ and Piyush has taken this quite literally. Piyush Chavan is that guy who will make your normal life feel a tad bit dull. He has achieved so much at his age that it is almost difficult to not be in awe of him! Piyush Chavan, the Pro Downhill Racer PC: Utkarsh Rao Photography This is a 19-year-old boy who loves Downhill Racing and has been riding for 8 years no...

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Top kayaking documentaries that will leave you jaw-dropped!

Despite several efforts from several people in the past few years, kayaking is still a fairly unexplored sport. Perhaps that is what led India's top kayaker, Kaustubh Khade to enter into the Limca Book of World Records by kayaking 413 kms from Mumbai to Goa in just 17 days. Someone had to make a start! We are trying to do our bit in the game and create awareness about kayaking. So we decided to to start off by showcasing the top 5 best kaya...

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Kaustubh Khade: Making India Proud in a Sport Less Known, Kayaking

‘No man ever steps in the same river twice, for it is not the same river and he is not the same man’- Heraclitus Meet Kaustubh Khade; after testing the waters in sports like sailing, archery, football, rugby, swimming, and track, he finally found his spot: Kayaking. The Kayaker: Kaustubh Khade PC : Redbull From all that he has already done, unarguably Kaustubh Khade is a natural athlete. But nothing pierced him like the love ...

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#AdventureNme Contest Results: What is adventure for you?

#AdventureNme blogging contest     So far nobody has been able to explain what the definition of Adventure would be. Us ambitious lot at AdventureN made a few efforts and asked people around, “What adventure means to you?” with #AdventureNme. Far from what we expected, the answers from people ranged from being philosophical, crazy, hilarious and pretty insightful! This came from a college-goer: “#AdventureNme is clearing...

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Avi Malik: India's only Paragliding 'master instructor' and what not!

Whoever said you cannot be too many things all at once, has clearly never met Avi Malik, one of the pioneers for paragliding in India. Here’s a ‘tiny’ introduction to the man himself.     Avi-an Malik Avi Malik is an ex-Indian Air Force fighter pilot and a TedX speaker who later went on to open Templepilots Paragliding at Kamshet to bring to people the joy of flying after he himself experienced it for the first...

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Ironman coach Kaustubh Radkar: How to balance life and training

How to balance life and training? Be it the Ironman Triathlon or any other Training, the answer is really very simple says Dr. Kaustubh Radkar. Dr. Kaustubh Radkar is India's only Ironman Coach and has an aim to give the country least of 100 Ironman titles from the people he trains in this very year. The Ironman Triathlon is one of a series of long-distance triathlon consisting of a 3.86 km swim, a 180.25 km bicycle ride and a marathon 42.2 ...

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Adventure 2015: Flashback on the year that was

Text By Saurabh Kalkar 2015 had been epic in many proportions for the adventure circuit. Here is a look back at how phenomenal this year has been! While you were seated in your office chair trying to make something out of the adventure streak in you, few people were redefining the history and setting higher benchmarks in adventure activities for the coming year. If you don’t believe me, did you know that in 2015: China’s...

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20 Great Adventure Gift Ideas to Gift an Adventure Junkie

Tis the Season! Christmas is here and so are the days to enjoy and spend some amazing time doing what you love. Be it Skiing, Sledging or going on a winter trek, this season has something exciting for everybody. You don’t need a reason to gift your loved ones, but in case you are looking for an excuse, Christmas it is! If you have an adventure junkie in your life what’s more amazing than gifting your partner a cool adventure gift.  Her...

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Adventure is nothing beyond you, but it could be!

  “Ever seen a baby take its first steps? Imagine how difficult it must be. All its confused little joints and muscles working in coordination just to take a single step! And then there is that pure, innocent, unadulterated smile, after the very first step! That, I think, is adventure in its true sense”, said Vinita, a recent mother to twins as she observed her tiny toddlers clumping around the house, falling once in a while and getti...

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A Tribute to David Barish, Father of Paragliding

  History Paragliding has been giving wings to enthusiasts long before Red bull came up with the tagline "Red Bull Gives you Wings". It was much later than the advent of the sport, when David Barish was discovered by Xavier Murillo as he was researching for his book, ‘The History of Paragliding’. Contrary to popular belief, paragliding took birth in the United States of America. According to a report by New York Times, paragliding an...

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5 festivals of India you probably did not know about!

The monsoon has eased and winter is coming. October is the month when Navratri and Dassehra hold major importance. But in case you want to check out a few off-beat festivals this month, we bring you a list of some festivals which you are probably not aware of.   The Groove Yoga Festival (Oct 1-Oct 6)   Photo: kauaiyogaonthebeach.com Where: Ashiyana Center, Mandrem beach, Goa For all health conscious people, this festival is a per...

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This World Heart Day trek your way to a healthy heart

Whoever said exercising needs to be a boring and mundane? That only running on a treadmill is how you can stay healthy? Luckily enough for us, our geographical features are such that allow us the luxury to create a natural gym out in the open. Why then not use it? This World Heart Day, experience trekking your way to a healthy heart. Nothing can beat soaking yourself in the glory of nature, especially when it is responsible for the essential nut...

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Riding the Ashtavinayak Yatra

- Bharat Lele Among all the millions of Gods and Goddesses in the Hindu mythology, the elephant-headed God Ganpati is one of the most loved and revered and completing the Ashtavinayak Yatra every year since the past 12 years is a matter of joy for me and my fellow riders. The Ashtavinayak Yatra route map (Photo: ashtavinayak.info) To provide with a basic idea of the Ashtavinayak Yatra for those who are unaware, this Yatra involves a visit ...

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Let's relax! Toilet-scrubbing travel couple are happy and living their dream

Nikita Abhyankar By now, perhaps everyone has read and spoken enough about the couple who left their high-paying advertising jobs to travel the world and are ‘now scrubbing toilets’ for a living. They blog at HowFarFromHome.com The first time I read about this couple in news, it made me feel sorry for them; gave the idea that they are regretting taking the decision they did and choosing a life of travel. Photo: How Far From Home Blog E...

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Growing is a part of everyone’s life and there are many who help us in that period of growth, growth could be in any area. But when we announced our first photo contest we had you guys who actively took part in our #AdventureClick contest and we must say bravo to you guys for making it a success. We have so far had a lot of entries and we cannot tell you how happy we are to judge them. It is time for those who haven’t given #AdventureClick...

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Alaska Wonders

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Costa Rica Parks

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3 Places You Should Visit

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Quest for the Western Tragopan

By Shraddha Mehta Inside the Great Himalayan National Park (Photo: Shraddha Mehta) It was late March when me, along with a few friends realised that it was high time we needed a break. And the first thought that popped in our minds unanimously was, ‘The mountains are calling and I must go,’ a proverb widely used by John Muir. Photo: Shraddha Mehta A Himalayan trek, away from Pune’s dry March heat seemed welcoming and thus was made...

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Featured Travel Blogger - Lakshmi Sharath

Lakshmi Sharath – A media professional, a traveller, travel writer , blogger and photographer. And I believe that a rolling stone actually gathers moss. After 15 years of sitting beside a desk in several media organizations, I decided to travel and see the world. I have covered five continents and been to over 25 countries and my passion lies in exploring the nooks of India as well. Travel Writer I was a columnist with The Metro Plus, The ...

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