Category Archives: Hiking

6 Excuses to spend your day outdoors in Virginia

6 Excuses to spend your day outdoors in Virginia

One of the great problems of modern society is that we all stay indoors for a long time. The issue is not only that we are missing out on the wonders of nature, but that this is affecting our health. To remain seated for a long time, without getting enough sunlight, without exercising much, without… Continue Reading

6 Beautiful Hiking Trails In Maryland and West Virginia

6 Beautiful Hiking Trails In Maryland and West Virginia

Let’s face it: many people are avid hikers. And since many are fond of hitting the trail at the next possible opportunity, the internet is full of amazing recommendations about places, trails, hikes, landscapes, etc., all of them as recommendable as any other. And since the United States is full of amazing places, it is… Continue Reading

7 Recommended Hostels When Hiking the Appalachian Trail

7 Recommended Hostels When Hiking the Appalachian Trail

If you are a hiking enthusiast, you will know that some walks are short and that you will only be outside of your home for a few hours. When you finish walking, you will take your car and drive back to your home to keep with your life. However, some walks are long. Some trails,… Continue Reading

10 Beautiful Places To Get Out In The Water Near D.C.

10 Beautiful Places To Get Out In The Water Near D.C.

Spring is right around the corner, so here at Sudir Raju’s Blog we want to invite those who live around Maryland, Virginia and mainly our nation’s capital, to go out and enjoy one of the many water activities that become available as the weather clear and temperatures increase. One of the best things of living… Continue Reading

Three Springwater Pools Outside West Virginia You Should Visit

Three Springwater Pools Outside West Virginia You Should Visit

Mid-Atlantic states are known for their motley and always changing weather. In summer, for instance, many people are fond of having a relaxing day at swimming pools and other places surrounded by the already mentioned in previous articles landscapes. As Sudir Raju has already covered in other articles, Virginia and other mid-Atlantic states are the… Continue Reading

Stargazing in the Mid-Atlantic: Don’t Miss This Breathtaking Experience

Stargazing in the Mid-Atlantic: Don’t Miss This Breathtaking Experience

One of the activities that have accompanied us as a species for thousands of years is the observation of the stars. Observing the celestial bodies has helped us understand the concept of time, but also the concept of space. To observe the sky you do not need much knowledge, or sophisticated devices, only will. If… Continue Reading

4 Of The Best Locations In Baltimore For Photographers

4 Of The Best Locations In Baltimore For Photographers

Mid-Atlantic states are known for being the perfect scenario for carrying out a sheer array of outdoor activities: ranging from perhaps some of America’s best hiking routes to breathtaking landscapes for photographers, states like Baltimore, as mentioned in previous articles by Sudir Raju, offer a complete range of possibilities to fit every taste. Given the… Continue Reading

Eight Great Hikes Near D.C

Eight Great Hikes Near D.C

The mid-Atlantic portion of the country offers a sheer array of landscapes than meets the eye. As discussed in previous articles, Sudir Raju is an avid advocate of seizing the existing national parks, trails, mountains and rural areas in general to perform outdoor activities such as hiking. When it comes to deciding where to hit… Continue Reading

9 Of The Best Tips For Walking The Appalachian Trail

9 Of The Best Tips For Walking The Appalachian Trail

The Appalachian National Scenic Trail is a marked hiking trail that extends from Springer Mountain in Georgia al the way up north to Mount Katahdin in Maine. The length on the Appalachian Trail changes often as some of its paths are sometimes rerouted, but generally speaking the trek from beginning to end measures roughly 2,200… Continue Reading