Climb up, Dive In and sit still

Funny how some blog headings sound? This one came while quietly contemplating a blog post for all that happened in 2015. Year 2015 has gone, just like another day, a change of calendar. Almost 9 days have gone in this current year, swiftly, like a swish of the wand of a magician. But there is…

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: 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…