As a little girl I used to love to visit my paternal home at Terhathum. During those days we used to live at Taplejung and Terhathum was 2 days trek from Taplejung. Each year during Dashain excitement had no limit. Yes the after a year long wait finally the day would come when we pack our bags and head to our home. That’s when my love for trekking started. Walking past those beautiful rivers, mesmerizing grasslands, soulful villages, thick jungles and scary cliffs we would finally reach our home. Sometimes my dad used to carry me and my brother in turns on his shoulder if we couldn’t walk. But nevertheless, I always longed to visit.
Trekking gives a different sense of satisfaction. You get to get deep into nature, live the life you have read and seen on fairy tales. Like changing the skin of your phone or flipping through channels on TV you get to flip the pages of the land as you walk. You will reach beautiful river once and on a flip you get to see a mountain and next flip grassland. And if you’re lucky enough you could even witness wild animals playing in their own world. And pleasure sight to see of the children covered with dirt but with clean heart
Trekking has another beautiful advantage. You can make friends along the way and you won’t feel lonely even if you don’t have a group to travel with you. People of villages and passerby welcomes you to join their conversation and make you feel as if you belong to this place and they are your own.
You should at least walk a day or two in remote places once in your lifetime if you can’t much. You get to know how beautiful nature is, how amazing human beings are and how privileged you are!