We keep looking for our treasures in distant land and they seem to be lying around us. Life is like this. I could relate to the novel by Paulo Coelho named “The Alchemist”.
Gurdum to Rimbik was another scenic route with lot of leisure. Lunch was at Srikhola (Khola means river in local language). Thick pine forests, Srikhola River springing into action at multiple places, the soothing rhythmic sound of the river, the thick vegetation of fern plants, the satisfaction of having great time and being blessed with best possible weather, there was this happy feeling and also a fear of ending this joyous journey.
The Kanchnaganga was smiling at us and telling us stories, he had witnessed over the years. The dramatic mountains, the thickly wooded green forests, tiny little houses at corners of the mountains, it was so peaceful and calm here. Nature played an important role here and it was still away from, so called modernization by the species called..