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8 on 8, a return to Ladakh

It’s been almost a year since my last visit to the heaven on earth, Ladakh. And it is time to fly back to the place I adore so much, for my 8th trip to Ladakh and also for my 8th trip this year. There are many who wonder, why I […]

September 21, 2016
Ladakh in October, a bad idea?

Ladakh in October, a bad idea?

Ladakh is one of the most beautiful places in the world and yet; it’s harsh, cold and unforgiving landscape ensures that it remains land locked for several months each year due to the road getting buried under several feet of snow during winter. Little wonder then, people and vehicles line […]

September 20, 2016
Prashar Lake Travelogue

Prashar Lake Travelogue

My last weekend’s trip to Prashar Lake in Himachal Pradesh was a fabulous experience, and also happened to be my last monsoon trip of 2016 (earlier three were in Uttarakhand.) This trip was fairly special for me, since for a change destination wasn’t decided by me, rather by my friend […]

August 29, 2016

Last monsoon trip of 2016

Monsoon are a magical time to travel to Himalayas. On one hand the sheer unpredictability of the weather and road conditions make travel and life challenging in hills. On the other hand, real beauty of the Himalayas is only revealed in monsoon season. So before monsoon season gets over for […]

August 19, 2016
Dog Across The Street

Dog Across The Street

As I look out the hotel room window in Dharchula (Uttarakhand), I see a dog, a Spitz, across the street. Coming out of his home and heading towards the street. There is a young man sitting outside on steps, just beyond the outer gate, in his early twenties. He sees […]

August 11, 2016
Search for the Unknown and realization of a dream…

Search for the Unknown and realization of a dream…

Most beautiful thing about dreams is, turning them into a reality. In many ways, Search for the Unknown is just that. A dream, and a never ending quest to turn into a reality. To find where and whom I belong to, and then, just belong. Journey to the Unknown is […]

August 6, 2016
Rain in the Mountains by Ruskin Bond

Rain in the Mountains by Ruskin Bond

As I walked into the bookstore, I didn’t know the book I wanted to read, but I wanted something to satiate my hunger for mountain rain, which I was badly missing as I couldn’t travel to hills for couple of weeks. A week had already passed and passing another week […]

August 5, 2016
A rainy day

A rainy day

Few droplets fell on windscreen, as my cab climbed Naraina Flyover and when I looked out the window, all I could see on the horizon were dark clouds. I made the mistake of not checking the sky before booking my cab, worse still; since I booked a shared cab, I […]

August 2, 2016
Remembering Kargil War

Remembering Kargil War

Today is Vijay Divas, on 26th July 1999, Indian Army had managed to drive back Pakistani Army to its territory, thereby freeing majority of Indian Territory in Kargil and Batalik sector, held by the Pakistanis since the winter. This was the first Indian war I saw in my life and […]

July 26, 2016
Panchchuli Sunset and Moonrise Time-Lapse

Panchchuli Sunset and Moonrise Time-Lapse

I had wanted to visit Munsiyari for a long time; however it wasn’t until March this year that I eventually managed to visit it. While I posted a travelogue of my trip to Munsiyari, I held back a few things. Namely the time-lapse and the video interview I shot in […]

July 23, 2016