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No trips in 2017?

February is coming to an end and I haven’t yet traveled even once this year. In fact my last trip was way back in November, to Pushkar. Seems like this year is off to a rather slow start. Well, it is time to change that. That too with a trip […]

February 24, 2017
11 years of blogging

11 years of blogging

It’s been 11 years since I started blogging and yet, it doesn’t feel like it was that long ago I was registering YogeshSarkar.com at Godaddy and trying to build a website and blog. I guess this is what interesting journeys do to you. They seemingly make the time fly, until […]

February 23, 2017
A relaxing trip to Pushkar

A relaxing trip to Pushkar

It’s not often I get to do a relaxed and chilled out trip; generally my trips are either for photography or for deep introspection. While that is what I love to do, there are times when it can feel a little hectic. Last year’s trip to Pushkar Camel Fair was […]

February 22, 2017
Ladakh eco-tourism policy; step in right direction?

Ladakh eco-tourism policy; step in right direction?

Anyone who has seen Leh and Ladakh change over the years would agree that even though tourism has led to better livelihood for locals and migrants alike, it has resulted in a negative impact on the fragile ecosystem of Ladakh. Today LAHDC (Leh Autonomous Hill Development Council) has adapted a […]

February 21, 2017
How-to store several terabytes of data cheaply

How-to store several terabytes of data cheaply

I love travel photography, it is my passion and part of my profession. In last couple of years, I have undertaken 22 trips and generated around 1.3TB of RAW and edited images and videos. Then there are photos and videos I shoot when I am not traveling and also tons […]

February 20, 2017
Killing the golden goose, Uber/Ola strike

Killing the golden goose, Uber/Ola strike

For the past few days, drivers err… driving partners of Uber and Ola have gone on a strike, complaining about reducing incentives and low fare charged by these app based taxi aggregators. This has led to severe shortage of cabs in Delhi, resulting in an almost persistent surge pricing and […]

February 14, 2017
Moved to Reliable Servers

Moved to Reliable Servers

Past couple of months has been fairly hectic for me. From lots of website related developments to overhauling of home network, entertainment and storage systems. All this has kept me on the edge and working. Last thing I wished to do was change my server and move to another webhost. […]

February 13, 2017
Why you should fly to Ladakh!

Why you should fly to Ladakh!

Traveling to Ladakh is a wonderful experience, be it the first time you’re visiting this heaven on earth or the 10th! However, first visit to Ladakh is all the more special. Because for the first time, you actually get to feel the cold Himalayan wind, scarcity of oxygen, breathtaking scenery […]

February 6, 2017
When disappointment is sweet…

When disappointment is sweet…

I don’t think there is anyone who likes to be disappointed, I surely don’t. Yet, there are times when disappointments turn into a sweet surprise, sort of like for the man who got lemons and made lemonade out of them (presumably he had rest of the ingredients.) When we started […]

February 3, 2017
Night at KMVN Mukteshwar

Night at KMVN Mukteshwar

Sometimes the best thing about a place is not the temple or the supposed natural wonder you had read about online. Rather a place you initially went to, with the intention of spending a night. However, the place itself becomes not only a place to spend your night, rather a […]

February 2, 2017