27th February 2014: Arriving at Jammu on Maha Shivaratri day (though unintentionally) for sightseeing was a bad idea. All the attractions except the temples were closed as it was a public holiday. Security was beefed […]
February 22nd, 2014: It was getting dark when I reached the Hazratbal Shrine after visiting the famous Mughal gardens of Kashmir. Located on the banks of the Dal Lake, this shrine contains Moi-e-Muqqadas, a holy […]
If you are planning to visit Ladakh, then the first piece of advice you will get is to take proper rest of at least couple of days after reaching Leh town (3,524m above sea level) before you […]
A not-so-hot cup of tea after visiting Leh Palace 🙂 Visited on August 2013
Marhi, one among the countless pit stops during the Manali-Leh bus journey.
Shanti Stupa was inaugurated by the current Dalai Lama, Tenzin Gyatso in the year 1991 as part of the efforts to promote world peace. The Stupa was constructed with the help of Ladakhi and Japanese […]
A small portion of Dal Lake that transforms into a market in the early mornings. Sellers arrive here with “boatload” of fruits and vegetables. Buyers too arrive in boats. After the sale is over, the floating market […]
Mountains, some barren and some wearing the luxury of snow, deep valleys, riders wearing suit and helmets along with their heavy duty machines braving the dangerously narrow mountain passes, SUVs passing through dirt roads, innumerable Buddhist Gompas […]