Getting Leh ed: Nubra to Leh

This is indeed, one of the most memorable experiences of any travels in the past for me. I will get to that later. We visited Diskit monastery in Nubra before starting for Leh. It is  the largest and the oldest surviving monastery in Nubra Valley, was founded by Changzem Tserab Zangpo, a disciple of Tsong-kha-pa….

Getting Lehed:Camping at Nubra valley

Continued from my previous post here. Imagine a valley , hidden between towering mountains. You are standing on a grassy land as far as you can see, only boundary are the mountain. For the next day and night, that is where we stayed. In Nubra Valley. We went to a camping resort. That was one…

Getting Leh ed : Uletokpo

After time spent among the singing silence of Alchi, we come at a place to stay for the next night. We make our way through beautiful roads lined with apricot trees in bloom.  We come to our room expecting a nice bed to crash on for the night. 5 minutes, and there were gasps of…

Getting Lehed : Visit to Alchi

Before going to Uletokpo, we stopped at Alchi monastery. This place was built by the greatest missionary of western Tibet Rinchen Zangpo in the 11 th century with the help of many Tibetan and Kashmiri artists. It is part of the Likir Monastery and is part of the yellow hat school of Buddhism. This is one…