25-year-old Tashi is the co-owner of Pacha Mamma Cafe that operates in Bhagsu Nag, Dharamshala (April-September) and Agonda, South Goa (October-March).
Alex is a 20-year-old talented musician from Mirik, Darjeeling. He left his home during the recent Darjeeling unrest and to help out at his cousin’s restaurant Pacha Mamma Cafe in Dharamshala and Goa.
In a series of stories from my travels in the Himalayas, I reflect on the time I was stranded at 2,860m. Amidst my moment of complete desperation, a chance encounter with a stranger forced me to believe that there are no such thing as coincidences…
In October 2014 I ticked off one of my ultimate travel wishlist experiences and trekked to Everest Base Camp! If you’re planning your own trek, or just curious about what it involves – here’s how I did it!