[Prologue: This is from my first trip to Ladakh. I was with three other friends and we did the Delhi – Srinagar – Ladakh – Manali circuit in a car. The Srinagar-Leh highway as well as Manali-Leh highway are both amazing for road trips with super awesome views, but more on that some other time.]… Continue reading Bike ride. Leh to Pangong Tso.
Markha valley is the closest you get to classic Annapurna circuit style tea-house trek in India. I hiked Markha valley in late September which is end of the season here. The video at the bottom of this post shows a glimpse of the whole experience. The stark contrast of colors created by green fields… Continue reading Markha valley – the best teahouse trek in the Indian Himalayas
In March 2016, I finally did get to make one of my long awaited complete disconnect from everything back home. This post is to share some background and the preparation I did for the Annapurna circuit + Annapurna base camp treks in Nepal. I wanted to write a book on the whole Nepal experience but… Continue reading Annapurna circuit – background and preparation
Last weekend, visited Barot valley in Himachal Pradesh. Barot is a small town away from the hustle bustle of other touristy “hill stations” in Himachal. There isn’t much mention of this place over the internet and based on the handful of posts I could find about this, it was clear that this was a place… Continue reading Barot valley – a gem in Himachal
Last week, went to a road trip to Spiti valley. Spiti – meaning “the middle land” between India and the Tibet – is much like Laddakh in so many ways yet different in so many other ways. Will find some time to write a detailed post some other day. For now, let me show some… Continue reading Incredible Spiti – photo blog
Recently I went on a 10 days Road trip to Laddakh and below are some of my attempts to capture the natural beauty with a (borrowed point & shoot) Sony HX100V. (except the last one which is from Sony RX100 taken by my friend.) If you like the photos, please drop a line in comments… Continue reading Photoblog – Laddakh trip