SIV in Bilaspur!

New Plan, new Site….Yipee !! Nothing excites pilots as much as flying a brand new site. We were on the roads again in the Dhauladhar Himalayas, listening to Papon singing “prem Baba, prem Baba, Jaya Mahadeva….” among other soulful tracks. New Destination – Bilaspur, Himachal. Travelling with your friends and flying in the magical Himalayas is the stuff dreams […]

Temples & Mountains

We decided on cheating the clouds, left early morning and were on launch before they could call it a day for us. The landing area is surrounded by terraced paddy fields and tea gardens. In flight view is almost hypnotic, a million shades of a very fertile valley dotted with some of the biggest monasteries. The […]


TEMPLEPILOTS BILLING PARAGLIDING TOUR DAY 1 – A thunderous welcome with towering clouds, pouring rain and hail. We were on take off with some of the biggest umbrellas in the world but to no avail. Chaachu’s tiny chai shop on launch was stacked with around hundredor so people, pilots and Trekkers combined. Cleared up, it […]