Deeptangan Pant

Deeptangan Pant

An engineer by profession, Deeptangan likes to explore India, meet its people, savour its cuisines, climb its mountains and sail down its rivers. Born and brought up in the shadow of the Great Himalayas, he reveres the mighty mountains as the temples where I have been educated. When not writing code, he is trekking in the Himalayas and the Western Ghats, writing, reading books and enjoying music.
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[In Photos] Late summer trekking in the Sunderdhun...

Sunderdhunga Valley (sunderdhunga in Kumaoni translates to a beautiful stone) is a trekker’s delight offering unhindered views of daunting Himalayan...
on Jul 1, 2015

The Bishnois: An indigenous lesson in sustainabili...

As wildlife succumbs to overpopulation and greed, the Bishnoi community teach us that its our duty to protect the environment.
on Apr 25, 2015

How farmers in Jaisalmer are using traditional ...

The Khadin agricultural system has been around for centuries, and is still a technique that allows farmers to maximise their water usage for irrigatio...
on Jan 21, 2015

PhotoStop: Orchha – The pride of Bundelkhand

If you're in need of a quick lesson on- Mughal, Jain, Rajput, and Bundela heritage and architecture, visit the beautiful town of Orchha in Bundelkhand...
on Dec 19, 2014

The Nanda Devi Raj Jat is helping Uttarakhand̵...

The Nanda Devi Raj Jat Yatra is symbolic of the harmony between the stoic mountains and the indomitable spirit of its inhabitants, but needs to clean ...
on Sep 18, 2014

PhotoStop: Exploring the temples of the Kalyani Ch...

The monsoons are the best time to explore North Karnataka, with the ruins of the Kalyani Chalukya temples giving you a lesson in history as well.
on Aug 27, 2014

Untravel Weekends: Exploring the architecture of K...

On a perfect monsoon afternoon I sought not the natural beauty of the Western Ghats, but the remnants of a forgotten kingdom in Keladi and Ikkeri.
on Aug 16, 2014

A monsoon trial in Mullayanagiri

A trek at Mullayanagiri, which is also the highest mountain between the Himalayas and the Nilgiris, can be both, exhilarating and soothing.
on Jul 17, 2014

Kalap: The sweet toil of the sons of this soil

Of the afternoons spent wandering around Kalap with Ankit, Manvir, Deepu and Mahinder for whom the mountains and forests are playgrounds.
on Jun 4, 2014

Walking the trails of Kalap in Uttarakhand

Kalap is a tiny hamlet perched in the Garhwal Himalayas, home to a couple hundred inhabitants and endowed with pristine natural beauty.
on May 13, 2014