OT Itinerary: Exploring The Dehradun That Once Was On Foot

When one is walking through a valley as verdant as the Doon, history and nature make wonderful companions.

The forests of Dehradun wrapped in mist Photo: Sharada Prasad /Wikimedia Commons

It began with a small argument. There is nothing of historic value in Dehradun, other than the odd colonial building, remarked a co-passenger on a flight. To add insult to injury, he commented callously, I am heading straight to the hills, the moment I land there. At least they are green and the weather is pleasant. On the way back I shall pick some Basmati Rice and Pistachio Cookies.