Leh-Ladakh

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
Blessed is the fool, who returns from Ladakh

Blessed is the fool, who returns from Ladakh

No matter how many times I visit Ladakh, it never ceases to amaze me nor does it cease to teach me a thing or two about life and God. And my most recent trip to Ladakh (fifth to be precise) was no different. The fool i.e. me who flew in […]

November 6, 2014
All set for 5th trip to Ladakh

All set for 5th trip to Ladakh

I am all set for my 5th trip to Ladakh and I am just waiting for my taxi, as I write this. This trip to Ladakh is dedicated to photography, if not for producing stunning images than at least for scouting palaces for upcoming trips. I will try to post […]

October 27, 2014