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ALL YOU NEED TO NEED KNOW ABOUT LEECHES
Here is a small summary of our encounters with leeches for many years, our takeaways and observations of how people generally react and what they can change to get minimum leech exposure during their adventure. The majestic Western Ghats are the pride of..
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MY SOUL THIRSTS FOR THEE!!
Every trek changes you as a person, your outlook towards life. The experience gives you so much food for thought. I was blown away by Hampi’s fascinating geology. Hampi will charm you by its numerous boulders which form hills, valleys, riverbeds.. practically any..
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10 WAYS TO SPEND YOUR CHRISTMAS AND NEW YEAR
It’s the holiday season so there really is no reason to stay home. If there is anything more welcoming about the holidays ( apart from the plum cake), it’s all about tasting the first kiss of the wind, feeling the golden ray on your arm..
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HAMPI, WHERE EVERY SCULPTURE HAS AN EXPRESSION
Hampi the temple town built on the banks of Tungabhadra River is also known as Kishkindha Kshetra, Was once the richest city during its prime. The magnificent group of monuments in Hampi is recognized as UNESCO World ..
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SHARAVATHI TRAVEL DIARIES
If you’re a traveler or a wanna-be traveler like me, you know what Palin means. Your life can be divided into two phases-tripping and planning next trip. I’ve been dreaming, rather obsessing of my next since my..
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CALL IT MAGIC
The travel bug has bitten almost every soul on this planet- from Kashmir to Paris, Kanyakumari to Maldives. A long weekend in Bangalore is definitely a big reason to escape the traffic, brewery and pubs. Trust me; half of the month passes by in convincing friends to plan for..
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WATER WATER EVERYWHERE
When you are up there feeling victorious after challenging your body and spirit, we tend to look inside us. A new revelation of who you are and your limits and your strength emerges. The hills let you rediscover yourself and sometimes a new you is born. While standing on the..
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BHOOK
Many a times in life, one does not realize the importance of something until it passes us by. The trek was like a new dish made up of bizarre ingredients for me. Imagine. A bowl of banana chocolate chips with a dash of salt topped with caramel whipped cream. Strange but..
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THE DAWN AFTER THE DARKEST HOUR
You know the best part about treks? It’s that fraction of a second just before hitting the climb. I gaped at the scars and injuries on my bare hands. They spread across my palm and shredded my skin, like artful brushstrokes across the thick canvas. Staring back at..
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A SEA OF CLOUDS AND AN OCEAN OF HAPPINESS
The excitement for my first night trek was not hindered even after suffering a terrible migraine pain on the unpleasant day of Saturday; 9th January. After repeated failed attempts of curing it with the help of medicines and sleep during the day, as I was not at all motivated to...
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LISTEN TO THE WHISPERS OF SAVANDURGA
When you are up there feeling victorious after challenging your body and spirit, we tend to look inside us. A new revelation of who you are and your limits and your strength emerges. The hills let you rediscover yourself and sometimes a new you is born. While standing on the..
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MY SOLO TREK WITH GET BEYOND LIMITS
Travelling solo doesn’t always mean your alone, sometimes you meet marvelous people along the way and make connections that last for a lifetime - Jacqeline boone I pondered on the thought of going for a solo trip from a long time. I just wanted to kick start this notion. Since I have lot of..
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HOME IN THE CLOUDS
Certain plans are best made sudden and one such was Kudremukh trek with GBL. We (my friends and I) kept planning for long but never happened to go on any trip. Kudremukh somehow worked for us! My two other friends (Raji and Pallu) and I got all set to leave for the weekend fun. Little did we know..
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STORY OF MY SUNBURN!
Well, i am not a person who is usually into writing but however, I want to give a try. My first trip with GBL was the trek at Sharavathi back waters which was indeed amazing. Amazing because we were a group of 17 (8 of whom were my cousins and I) and happened to gel so well with every other..
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MUSICAL COORG
The kind of reviews that I received for my first blog from all the near and dear ones, gave me a high…and here I am again, kicking off my next travelogue. The trek that I’m going to mention about has definitely surpassed all the emotions…happiness, excitement, joy, satisfaction and a bundle of...
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SUNRISE AT THE SUMMIT
A work trip to Bangalore - should you stay and explore or fly home ASAP? Think that India is cities, people, cities, people and nothing else? Think again! We say - tack on a weekend and fly back late Sunday! There's not too much in Banagalore, aside from your authentic Indian food and..
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MOUNTAINS ARE MIRRORS
‘Trekking in Himalayas’ was the discussion that I was having with a friend/ex-colleague of mine on one fine day, when we were totally jobless! So, she was sharing her crazy and unforgettable memories from her first ever trek! Yes, the moment I heard that Deo Tibba Base Camp was her first trek..
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SOMETHING TO DRAW FROM
As kids, all of us loved to draw. To Shakespeare ‘all the world was a stage’, to us it was just a huge empty canvas waiting to be filled in with the bright colours of our imagination. Any piece of paper, be it dad’s important documents or elder sister’s homework or mom’s favourite novel or grandma’s prescription..
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KODACHADRI TREK LOG
To satisfy my addiction to adrenaline, I decided it was time for another shot for the rush. I booked for the Kodachadri trek on the weekend through GetBeyondLimits which organises various adventure tours for the junkies like me. I dragged my sister and mom along for this amazing trek. I was so..
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GO GOKARNA BEACH TREK!
Having a hectic week? Need to relax? Then it’s Gokarna! – A perfect destination for a beach trek. Leaving behind the worries and the intense schedule, hop on for this unforgettable journey through the beaches and rocks. Untouched by the humans and filled with purity, it’s one of the perfect offbeat weekend..
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NEW BEGINNINGS
The wild can fix things. Broken hearts, trembling souls and girls in shambles – it fixed me too. It didn't even have to try. The rock of Savandurga didn't really do anything. It just stood, holding the universe together. Remembering the treks of Get Beyond Limits always brings in a checkerboard of emotions. One of..
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TREK LAG
'TREK' this four letter word has been so much into me these days.. I was not at all a so-called Trekking kind off person but steadily I do notice a change which made me see the mountains as not just a stone but as ''beauty that limits to infinity'' , to be amidst the cold breeze and the excitement to touch the clouds..
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WALKING THROUGH THE ROCKS
After much coaxing, I was convinced to join on a night trek to Ramnagara. Yes, it is an easy terrain but the experience of the night trek was priceless. It was that break helped me calm my mind from the monotonous life. nitially, my friend Sushma and I found the whole trek trek silly but the idea of..
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MAKALIDURGA KA TEMPO HIGH HAI
There are moments where one is lucky to have their hand over silence, despite a background score. That space consists of loud whispers of reassurance and comfort, gnawing into your brain. . I was this lucky at Makalidurga. Quietness burst at the seams around the wilderness and the beautiful woman..
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THE CLIMB
Tiny mortals stood powerless in front of a large backdrop. Polka-dots suspended in timeless time, savouring a lungful and enjoying the soothing effect of Mother Nature’s lull. We looked on...as serene lavender lifted the velvet black, and the sunbeams spread across, forming a transparent canopy..
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MY FIRST KNOW NO LIMITS EXPERIENCE
Dark silhouettes was what I could see when I got on to the vehicle at Silk board, some excited, some friendly, but none as nervous as me. Little did I know that I would be revisiting a Mahabharata myth that night! What followed was long journey with knitted eyebrows, where I sat..
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FIRST AND THE BEST NIGHT TREK – SYNONYMOUS!!
Having heard of the story about Kunti and her capabilities and ‘GET BEYOND LIMITS’ ringing in our heads every single step we walked, it encouraged us to accept the challenge mode rather than the relax mode to reach the top. Rock climbing at night was a firsthand..
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8 REASONS TO COMPLETE THE ANTARAGANGE & DURGA HILL TREKKING CHALLENGE
Out in the blue sky there lies a huge hill made up of boulders. This place known to few is called as Durga Hill which gives a unfurl view of the Kolar City. A mysterious lake on the hilltop surrounded by trails that pass through the connected..
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CHALLENGE YOURSELF AND BREAK FREE
Hiking isn’t only about conquering yourself, it’s also about learning to work in a team. It’s never only you who conquers a mountain, but it’s the team that did. Being a part of such a team, gives you a feeling of being a part of something greater than yourself, and as such, on..
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JUST TRAVEL
Anugrah talks about how travelling has added new meaning to his life and how travelling is different from vacationing. The first memory of travelling for me is a flight to Dubai while on my way to Botswana with my parents when I was 6 years old. We stayed in Botswana for three years and vacationed in South..
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KODACHADRI: EXPLORING THE WORLD, ONE TREK AT A TIME
Our story begins in a cramped little tempo on it's way to a remote mountain in the western ghats. Surrounded by strangers, our hero finds two familiar faces. They weren't people he'd known a very long time, it might have been a few moments, days or years, he'd lost..
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STAYING MOTIVATED ON A TREK
The mesmerizing sun can bless you for a while, rain may baptise you with the essence of nature, it can get cold at night, everything that you see on the journey is worth the pain, for beauty needs struggle, only strong can survive the pain and is just a state of mind. Whenever you feel like giving up..
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WEEKEND TREKS A NEED IN URBAN LIFE STYLE
In the urban living most of us are spending time indoors, the beauty of nature gets ignored from our soul as well as body. The technology no doubt is making our live fast but a terrible increase in the stress levels. We turn out to be more programmed..
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SUMMER HIKING: NO MORE A TROUBLE
The spirit of going outdoors is too blind to judge the weather never, a care free attitude towards the the sun, for it is fun. The astonishing view glimpsed from the top of the peaks you climbed holding your breath for a moment is never the regular walk. Beauty needs struggle..
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THE BASICS OF STAYING HEALTHY DURING TREKS
The pleasant weather gorgeous meadows shining stars everything seems perfect till the body keeps running in all spirits. Trekking on high altitudes is no less than a gamble considering the health, a slight negligence can spoil your day. Sometimes things can go wrong if..
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