Leh-Ladakh

Time to light the boats on fire…

A friend asked me last evening, if my preparations for Ladakh trip are in full swing or have they been completed? When I thought about it, I came to an interesting conclusion. While I had bought a new pair of Forclaz 500, which I am desperately trying to break in […]

September 28, 2015
Travelogue of my 6th trip to Ladakh

Travelogue of my 6th trip to Ladakh

Today I finished writing my travelogue of Ladakh and you can read it here, Ladakh and Hemis Festival + AMG G55, a treat to die for. This was an extremely special trip for me and even though quite a few things happened which dampened my spirits, however significance of this […]

September 23, 2015
Back from my 6th trip to Ladakh

Back from my 6th trip to Ladakh

I came back from my 6th trip to Ladakh on Sunday. This was a fairly special trip for me due to various reasons, not the least being the fact that it came almost a decade after my first trip to Ladakh. This was also the first trip of mine when […]

July 11, 2015
Fun is preponing Ladakh trips!

Fun is preponing Ladakh trips!

I had my air tickets for Leh booked since January this year and I was planning to travel to Ladakh in July end. However with a stroke of luck, I have not only preponed the trip by a whole month, I have also managed to bag a great deal and […]

May 29, 2015
Snow clearing starts on roads to Ladakh

Snow clearing starts on roads to Ladakh

Border Road Organization has begun road clearing operations to clear Srinagar – Leh Highway as well as the Manali – Leh Highway. While the snow clearance of both the routes has been delayed this year due to bad weather, BRO is hopeful of reopening both the routes soon. For Srinagar […]

March 20, 2015
Warshi Village opened for Indian travelers

Warshi Village opened for Indian travelers

In what can only be termed as a great news for both travelers and locals alike, Warshi Village in Nubra Valley has been opened up for domestic travelers by the Jammu and Kashmir Government. Earlier travelers used to be stopped after Panamik Village and only those who had permission from […]

January 22, 2015
Ladakh 2014 travelogue

Ladakh 2014 travelogue

I have finished writing travelogue of my 2014 trip to Ladakh, which I had done during October and November. With over 42 pages of text, 14,300 words, 181 images and 4 videos, it is more like a short story of my travel to Ladakh, which has taken me over 12 […]

January 22, 2015
Flights for Ladakh 2015 trip booked

Flights for Ladakh 2015 trip booked

Earlier in the month, I had booked Delhi – Leh flight (27th July 2015) and today, I booked my return flight from Leh as well (3rd August 2015). This is the first time I would be traveling to Ladakh during July-August, a time considered perfect for visiting the land of […]

January 19, 2015
NGT deals another blow to Ladakh Travelers

NGT deals another blow to Ladakh Travelers

Just when you think things couldn’t get any worse for road trip enthusiasts in India, NGT (National Green Tribunal) comes out with another way to piss us off! This time around, under the guidance of NGT, Himachal Government has decided to setup a pollution check center near Vashisht (Manali), where […]

December 30, 2014
Rohtang Jot

Manali – Leh Highway closes for 2014

In a press statement issued today, Manali District Administration and BRO have officially closed the Manali – Leh Highway. Manali-Leh highway, which passes through some of the highest mountain passes of the world, has officially been closed for vehicular movement till next summer season. With a thick layer of frost […]

November 7, 2014