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… and the conversations continue after the trek …

… and the conversations continue after the trek …

Going back to base-hut from our day hike we meet one of our crew members walking towards us with a flask of tea and a casserole of pasta. Well, we are just too overjoyed. Without wasting another breath, we settle on the nearest rock and decide to go through the contents of the flask and keep the pasta for the hut. And what luck, one of my favourite peaks, Trishul, joins us for tea. I love you Trishul :)

Going back to base-hut from our day hike we meet one of our crew members walking towards us with a flask of tea and a casserole of pasta. Well, we are just too overjoyed. Without wasting another breath, we settle on the nearest rock and decide to go through the contents of the flask and keep the pasta for the hut. And what luck, one of my favourite peaks, Trishul, joins us for tea. I love you Trishul :)

The heaven opens up and sends a sackful of soft snow just as we are about to reach our destination. It seemed like our crew expected this and kept ready hot tea, for they knew we were under-dressed and unprepared for this welcome.

The heaven opens up and sends a sackful of soft snow just as we are about to reach our destination. It seemed like our crew expected this and kept ready hot tea, for they knew we were under-dressed and unprepared for this welcome.

The preparations for tonight’s feast is so excitedly underway. We are happy to just observe. But the villagers being such great hosts offer us, the guests, warm glasses of tea. And smile shyly.

The preparations for tonight’s feast is so excitedly underway. We are happy to just observe. But the villagers being such great hosts offer us, the guests, warm glasses of tea. And smile shyly.

45 minutes of inspection of the immediate surroundings led us to this little balcony, where we settled for tea and books.

45 minutes of inspection of the immediate surroundings led us to this little balcony, where we settled for tea and books.

Devi Darshan lodge at Auli, from we left for our trek and returned to. Where we made endless cups of tea and talked endlessly, only to be interrupted by “oye! the clouds are back on nanda devi” or “oye! the clouds are gone”.

Devi Darshan lodge at Auli, from we left for our trek and returned to. Where we made endless cups of tea and talked endlessly, only to be interrupted by “oye! the clouds are back on nanda devi” or “oye! the clouds are gone”.