6th September 2020 Dear Anand, Has it really been almost 7 months since the world went into a shutdown? Some days I wonder had we both known then whether you and I would have chosen any different. I have spent many a long hours in the past 6 months dreaming of alternate scenarios to roads I didn’t take. I suppose pretty much everyone else around … Continue reading 6th September 2020 | Dear Anand
I am simply in love with Ladakh especially Leh. Leh, where the monks are cool and they sell broccoli on the streets. It is not a big town and despite it being a tourist hub, it hasn’t lost its simplicity. The people are genuinely nice and I felt it wasn’t the profits that drives the many travel agencies but purely just the enjoy of sharing Ladakh … Continue reading In Love with Leh
Pangong Tso, is probably just another lake. The 5-hour trip from Leh is hardly justified. So why hundreds of us, endure the rough ride and high altitudes just to see it? For the love of travel. For the satisfaction to tick it off our list. For the contentment that we have been to as further as we can get to the India-China border. For the … Continue reading Lake? Oh, Pangong Tso!
I knew I couldn’t hack a 14-hour road trip and considering past experience with higher altitudes, it made sense to break the journey with a recommended night stopover in Kargil. However I realized the next day was Eid and it was possible that the dominantly Muslim town would be closed down and I wouldn’t get a jeep driving to Leh and might get stuck there … Continue reading Kashmir to Ladakh: On The Old Central Asia Trade Route