MY STORY: Conversation With A 63-Year Old From Chennai Who Treks To The Himalayas Every Year TBI Reader December 18, 2014 Inspirational, My Story, Travel Shankar Ji travels all the way from South India to trek the Himalayas every year. He does not hesitate to embark on some of the most dangerous treks even as he crosses 63 years of age. What's more, he carries his own baggage too and does not employ a porter! With increasing age, his passion to explore is rising too. Read more about the inspiring traveler.