Alchi

Alchi village, nestled among the golden trees,  set amidst the barren gorges of the Indus River and desolate mountains.. Alchi is a village in the Leh district of Jammu and Kashmir, India, 70 km downstream from the capital. The village is famous for the existence of one of the oldest monasteries in Ladakh (a national heritage) Alchi Monastery, mainly known for its … More Alchi

Eye contact!

A few months back I visited Thailand. Out of many places I spent a couple of hours at Bangkok Safari world. Meandering through the park, clicking photos ( I generally don’t click wildlife or animals at all) I came across this section of monkeys. Standing for few minutes and observing, I was about to leave … More Eye contact!

The Lama Land…

It is hard not to be entranced by the austere beauty of the terrain of Ladakh , its immensity and emptiness. For those unaware, Ladakh is a region in the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir that currently extends from the Siachen Glacier in the Karakoram range to the main Great Himalayas to the south, … More The Lama Land…

Sunsets & Mountains

How often do you get to see spectacular sunsets like this one?? I don’t know about the cities, but the mountains never fail you…I have been in the Himalayas in Ladakh, India, for the past three and a half years watching some amazing sunsets over and over. Being an absolute ‘mountain lover’ yes that’s what … More Sunsets & Mountains

In Black & White !!

Majority of Ladakh region is cold, barren and deserted as the name suggests…’Land of high passes’. It is said that Ladakh starts where civilisation ends. I can very well vouch for that as I have travelled distant places and found mankind living in the remotest of areas, in God forsaken places. The climate shows no … More In Black & White !!

In the lap of nature!

Originally posted on mytravellingtales:
Under the magical spell of Tso Moriri…an evening well spent! It is hard not to be entranced by the austere beauty of the terrain of Ladakh , its immensity and emptiness. While staring at this stunning view and enjoying the peace and quiet, it made me wonder how we are falling…