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Forum: Trekking and Mountaineering in India Nov 2nd, 2015, 14:07
Replies: 33
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Chandra - you can buy a small oxygen can of 1...

Chandra - you can buy a small oxygen can of 1 liter - light weight and costs Rs. 300 at Stikage in Kamla Market. There may be other places if you look for them on internet. But these things are never...
Forum: Trekking and Mountaineering in India Nov 1st, 2015, 16:46
Replies: 33
Views: 5,075
Posted By rajatsurey
Chandra - that was not AMS but probably due to...

Chandra - that was not AMS but probably due to winding roads (generally shakes up the stomach and may result in headache). AMS is caused by lower oxygen levels as we gain altitude. Many people find...
Forum: Trekking and Mountaineering in India Aug 25th, 2015, 21:55
Replies: 65
Views: 7,130
Posted By rajatsurey
Pawan - nice description. Seems we were...

Pawan - nice description.

Seems we were there not too far apart - same week infact. The weather had been really bad just before we arrived - i think you must have gone on one of the bad days.
Forum: Trekking and Mountaineering in India Jul 23rd, 2015, 16:10
Replies: 1,802
Views: 328,100
Posted By rajatsurey
Trekking in rains is possible but not enjoyable....

Trekking in rains is possible but not enjoyable. Shoes with grip, raincoats and grit are required. Sept second week is not a safe period from rains but noone can predict what happens on those exact...
Forum: Trekking and Mountaineering in India Jun 26th, 2015, 15:11
Replies: 144
Views: 11,151
Posted By rajatsurey
inditramp - when nail cutter was not discovered...

inditramp - when nail cutter was not discovered how did they cut the nails!! Searched something for you - no real value, just some fun answers....
Forum: Trekking and Mountaineering in India Jun 19th, 2015, 00:35
Replies: 278
Views: 49,419
Posted By rajatsurey
Well written Pawan.

Well written Pawan.
Forum: Trekking and Mountaineering in India Jun 9th, 2015, 01:37
Replies: 1,802
Views: 328,100
Posted By rajatsurey
soap - it is not the trail which you should worry...

soap - it is not the trail which you should worry about. There are about 30 people not 100 and you will not find that a crowd as people are dispersed. The issue is in the camps - best to avoid...
Forum: Trekking and Mountaineering in India Jun 5th, 2015, 12:46
Replies: 1,802
Views: 328,100
Posted By rajatsurey
IH and TTK with their army in early season -...

IH and TTK with their army in early season - wonder what happened to those people in so much snow. Last time they left an acquaintance of mine alone when she was unwell as they never account for...
Forum: Trekking and Mountaineering in India Jun 4th, 2015, 12:41
Replies: 1,802
Views: 328,100
Posted By rajatsurey
It is a bit foolish to put forth this question -...

It is a bit foolish to put forth this question - as you guys have completed an incredible early season trek, but wondering why Bedni to Pathar Nachauni in one day and leave more for the toughest day....
Forum: India Expat Area Jun 1st, 2015, 13:51
Replies: 976
Views: 254,266
Posted By rajatsurey
Guys - shouldn't we avoid talking about how...

Guys - shouldn't we avoid talking about how people deploy BM. Beyond a point it can be construed as advise on how to employ ....
Forum: India Expat Area Jun 1st, 2015, 13:31
Replies: 976
Views: 254,266
Posted By rajatsurey
Well now people are introducing variable better...

Well now people are introducing variable better left to a financial forum, but then the topic lends itself to it and IMers are no less than anyone in handling these. My two bits - actually as a...
Forum: Trekking and Mountaineering in India Jun 1st, 2015, 00:17
Replies: 1,802
Views: 328,100
Posted By rajatsurey
Three cheers Drukpa - for early season trekking....

Three cheers Drukpa - for early season trekking. Was the snow soft?
Forum: Buses, Automobiles, Motorcycles, and Bicycles May 31st, 2015, 00:58
Replies: 69
Views: 9,252
Posted By rajatsurey
if you try to drive in Delhi with the rules, you...

if you try to drive in Delhi with the rules, you will hit your car. If you follow the norm, you may escape with a scrap!!
Forum: India Expat Area May 29th, 2015, 00:13
Replies: 976
Views: 254,266
Posted By rajatsurey
Didn't say US was low tax either - that is why...

Didn't say US was low tax either - that is why you have the wealthy there fleeing. But for the tax paid in India, there aren't as many services in return either. Anyways, i remain a proud Indian and...
Forum: India Expat Area May 28th, 2015, 17:51
Replies: 976
Views: 254,266
Posted By rajatsurey
Hmm - should i comment / should i not? BD...

Hmm - should i comment / should i not? BD obviously was looking for a complex tax advise, which in my view cannot be available in a Travel Forum.

He is right that India is encouraging earners and...
Forum: Buses, Automobiles, Motorcycles, and Bicycles May 28th, 2015, 17:26
Replies: 69
Views: 9,252
Posted By rajatsurey
But sir, you have to go with whatever is the...

But sir, you have to go with whatever is the practice. Like on Indian highways - slow vehicle ply on fast lane so overtaking from left is okay if done sensibly. Otherwise, one can add 1 hour to any...
Forum: India Expat Area May 26th, 2015, 16:23
Replies: 976
Views: 254,266
Posted By rajatsurey
Move to India should be for something you love...

Move to India should be for something you love here. Else there are better tax efficient and reasonably priced locations globally. $2000 is sufficient for a single person with a reasonable lifestyle...
Forum: Trekking and Mountaineering in India May 13th, 2015, 17:13
Replies: 1,802
Views: 328,100
Posted By rajatsurey
Apoo - Roopkund in January is not a trekking but...

Apoo - Roopkund in January is not a trekking but closer to expedition. I am not very sure what all will one encounter, but in the least, there would be the following:
1. 8-10 ft snow - mostly soft....
Forum: Trekking and Mountaineering in India May 10th, 2015, 13:59
Replies: 1,802
Views: 328,100
Posted By rajatsurey
Jitu - is it about poor quality of shoes or their...

Jitu - is it about poor quality of shoes or their inappropriateness for non-snow treks. In snow treks one does need stiff shoes - no sure about leather though that should be ok as well (historically,...
Forum: Trekking and Mountaineering in India May 5th, 2015, 14:27
Replies: 144
Views: 11,151
Posted By rajatsurey
Captain :) Offtopic is always enjoyable -...

Captain :)

Offtopic is always enjoyable - but before mods warn, i am stopping the posting.
Forum: Uttarakhand May 5th, 2015, 14:22
Replies: 3,992
Views: 515,946
Posted By rajatsurey
yes that is the idea - with sun protection (caps...

yes that is the idea - with sun protection (caps / goggles / sun cream). There is some tree cover along the way as well.
Forum: Uttarakhand May 4th, 2015, 23:13
Replies: 3,992
Views: 515,946
Posted By rajatsurey
Delhi is actually not unpleasant for May. i meant...

Delhi is actually not unpleasant for May. i meant for guys like me - avoid 35 km of hill drive and traffic by walking 3 km. Have convinced my wife (not in saree ofcourse) - just need a porter coming...
Forum: Uttarakhand May 4th, 2015, 13:19
Replies: 3,992
Views: 515,946
Posted By rajatsurey
Not an unusual site in Mussoorie, whenever there...

Not an unusual site in Mussoorie, whenever there is a rush. Avoid it like a plague - better to come from Vikasnagar-Kempty side and stay on that side itself or trek up 3 km from Dunga side and get a...
Forum: Trekking and Mountaineering in India May 4th, 2015, 12:24
Replies: 144
Views: 11,151
Posted By rajatsurey
Jitu - it is the case of throwing the "Baby with...

Jitu - it is the case of throwing the "Baby with the Bath Water". Religious fanatics, hardliners or just bigots can use any logic to prove their position. In my view, being "Open" is about...
Forum: Trekking and Mountaineering in India May 3rd, 2015, 23:53
Replies: 144
Views: 11,151
Posted By rajatsurey
Jitu - i was in college and still not a proper...

Jitu - i was in college and still not a proper driver, so having poor judgement came naturally. As i recall, i was acutely aware at that point of what was going through my mind, i didn't see any...
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