We have so many memories growing up near the Indiana Dunes and are so happy that it has National Park recognition. If you are lucky enough to be in the Chicagoland area, we highly recommend a trip to the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore.
In a forest, away from everyone, hiking the rest of the trail solo was interesting. As I embarked on my solitary trek, I embraced the warmth of Mother Nature by kissing the bark of a tree.
Every time the train would halt at the Dimapur Railway Station during my journeys, my soul would yearn for the distant hills that stood guard at the periphery of Dimapur, the largest city of Nagaland in India. Never did I ever imagine that I would eventually be climbing its highest mountain, the mighty Mount Saramati.