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 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…