Happy Diwali

Diwali word is a modified form of the Sanskrit word Deepavali made up from two separate words “Deep” and “Avali” which means row of lights. Diwali is a Hindu festival of lights, celebration, and happiness. When Lord Ram (Hindu deity) returned to Ayodhya, India from Sri Lanka after killing Demon Ravan who abducted his wife,…

Happy Birthday!!!

October is special, at least for me. My dad and I share this month for our birthdays and today is his big day. I wish him good health and a happy long life. I wish we could have been with him for the celebration, but due to the COVID situation and some visa issues, we…

10 Places To Look For Scenic Beauty In Grand Tetons National Park

Less than 5 miles from Jackson Hole, Grand Tetons National Park is the most beautiful national park that is among the top 5 most visited national parks of 2021. Do you know it is the only national park that has a commercial airport inside its boundaries? Isn’t it amazing to land directly in the park, take…

Thinking About Standup Paddle Boarding? Read This

Standup Paddle boarding, sounds cool right? I experienced it first, 3 years back when my sisters visited me in Omaha. Recently those pictures popped up in the photo widget of my iPhone. I showed them to Harmit and asked her if she want to try it. The answer was obvious. The last time we did…

August 2021 Through My Lenses

August was an exciting month with lots of activities and loads of fun for us. This month was mostly about hiking and festivities that means a lot of physical activity. Highlights from August:- Hike in Neale Woods Nature Center, Omaha Visit of Ponka State Park, Nebraska Hike in Heron Haven Nature Center, Omaha Hike in…

Revenge of the coyotes…

Originally posted on View from Over the Hill:
Island of plastic in the Pacific It was hot! A long drought in our rain forest led to roaring forest fires, devastation and the destruction of whole towns and some deaths. Extreme weather, floods, mudslides, tornadoes and hurricanes took more lives. People became homeless all over the…

After-Effects Of The Storm

In the last post, I shared our experience with the Storm. By now most of the things are back to normal. As per the latest reports from OPPD this Friday, all power outages from the area are restored. Still, restoration work is going on in various parks and common trails. 2 days after the storm,…

Wrath Of Nature

We decided to spent full day in Ponca State Park, Nebraska and were actually discussing about the food items to bring for our picnic on the night of 9th July. In an instant, it went complete dark and only lights available were the continuous lightnings flashing over our faces from outside. It was the beginning…

Memorial Weekend 2021

This long weekend, we didn’t plan anything. Actually we forgot about the holiday so decided to just go with the flow 🙂 We recently joined a local group for Omaha Hikers where members share their experience and information about the various hikes of Omaha. We met an Indian couple (Manish & Sonam) through the group…

Lauritzen Gardens – 2021 All You Need To Know

It’s been a long time since I visited Lauritzen Gardens. Harmit has never been there, so we planned for a visit to the place at the start of this month. It’s a blooming season, so we were expecting to see some colors in the garden. It consists of many botanic gardens along with arboretum. Few…