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.

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, with  white washed stupas adds on to the beauty of the landscape . The Cham dance as a dance form, is a part of all the religious festivals in Ladakh.  The dance always has a similar theme of good winning over evil and bringing about happiness. It is in this way the culture is still alive and is passed on from generation to generation.

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 Hrithik Roshan Fly Boarding in Bang Bang. From stuntsmen to actors and actresses doing the stunts on their own, Bollywood has come a long way.

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.

 

“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 used to wonder, “How does she do it?”.