Getting Leh ed: Tastes from Ladakh

We were busy those days…all of us, and happily so. We surely had plenty of things to say, do and feel…and ofcourse, taste. We did not leave any restaurant unchecked that offered to provide authentic local food, 😛  be it a small street side restaurant serving momos and thukpa or an entire household, serving authentic,…

Getting Leh ed: Pangong Tso

Wonder and awe comes in many forms. Pangong Tso is one of them. The informative detail of the lake would say that it is a saltwater lake situated in an altitude of more than 14000 ft and that it is a endorheic lake, meaning the water here does not find its way to an ocean….

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 Lehed : Journey to Nubra Valley and Hunder village

We start our day by going to Lamayuru. Home to the oldest monastery in Ladakh and the moonland – here on earth. Lamayuru is famous for its  stunning landscape, that is similar to the face of moon than earth. The stones shaped by wind and sun for thousands of years now gets the attention of…

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…

Getting Leh ed : Travelling deep into the beauty

The next day after we reached Leh, we started towards Uletokpo. This would be crucial for the rest of the trip as we will climb to an altitude of around 10000 ft today. It will better acclimatize us to the change of altitude. We take the Leh – Srinagar highway. The journey takes us through a beautiful…

Getting Leh ed: Akeli ladki = khuli tijori? :P

Ok, first things first! I traveled solo and had to spend the night at New Delhi for an early morning flight to Leh. I was fine with the idea, however, my parents did not want me to move out of the airport. So I spent the night at a transit hotel… 😦 It burnt a…

Getting Leh ed and other stories.. ;)

To most of us, the name Ladakh brings pictures of mountains with shades of grey and blue skies, with a black patch of straight road running till the eye can see. The next picture we find is inevitabley, the blue waters of Pangong Tso (lake). But to a lot of people, the places are also…

About journeys and coming back home…

I travel. As a hobby, as a passion and as a person willing to explore new places. But what travel brings to us, is whole new memories to cherish. I present three memories of people, who helped create those memories and remain to me as people who are #madeofgreat Experience 1: Place: Khardung La, Ladakh…