Category Archives: Mussoorie

Dreamtime in Mussoorie

What made our time extra special while attending the 100th anniversary  WOSA celebrations at Woodstock School in October 2011, was our 5 night stay at Doma’s Inn – a delightful guesthouse on top of Mullingar Hill in Landour, Mussoorie (north … Continue reading

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Mussoorie Milestones 5: Excursion to Jaber Khet via Oakville

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Our 5th and final walk starts from a lovely estate with beautiful gardens at Wolfsburn on the back side of the upper chakkar (belonging to a friend of a classmate’s) to Childer’s Estate where we see the snow peaks of … Continue reading

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Mussoorie Milestones 4: The Upper Chakkar at Sisters Bazaar

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Slideshow of photos taken on a walk around the Upper Chakkar (Sisters Bazaar), Landour in late October 2011 starting from the back of the chakkar at Char Dukan and past Lal Tibba where spectacular views of the snowcapped Himalayan Garhwal … Continue reading

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Mussoorie Milestones 3: From Mullingar to Char Dukan

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Slideshow of photos taken on a couple of walks between Doma’s Inn at Mullingar Hill, Landour – overlooking the Dun Valley and Woodstock School – and Char Dukan (the four shops and former Landour cantonment parade ground) and St Paul’s … Continue reading

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Mussoorie Milestones 2: Landour Bazaar

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A slideshow of photos taken on a morning stroll from Mullingar Hill through Landour Bazaar in Mussoorie during late October 2011. 

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Mussoorie Milestones 1: Along Tehri Road, Landour

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A slideshow of  photos taken during a walk back late one afternoon  following the Mela (aka Sale Day) – part of the 100th WOSA anniversary celebrations this year  at Woodstock School  in Landour – to Doma’s Inn at the top … Continue reading

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Wise Words on Happiness from the Dalai Lama

Published in the Hindustan Times, India, on January 3rd, 2011

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Maps of Landour, Mussoorie & Woodstock School

While visiting Mussoorie in 2007 during a Woodstock School class reunion, I was given these maps. They may be useful for some of you. Double click on image to enlarge map.

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Mussoorie, India 1968: Line Drawings by Rathin Mitra

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A treasured artifact from my life – a series of line drawings of Mussoorie by Rathin Mitra. They came neatly packaged in a set of 12 postcards.                      

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Cosmos at Cloud’s End (Mussoorie)

When asked if I wanted to join in with a group of classmates on a pony trek to Cloud’s End, I enthusiastically put up my hand not thinking for a moment that I haven’t been on a horse (or a … Continue reading

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