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
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!
Yes that’s exactly how it is for me! For the past three years I have looked at these beautiful mountain peaks and never once have I ever gotten bored with them. In fact, it’s been a morning ritual of sorts…while I am preparing a nice hot cup of coffee for myself in the kitchen, I … More “Home is where the heart is!!”
Do you like waterfalls? Even if not so much but you have got to admit, there is a certain amount of serenity in the way the water falls, like milky white curtains…Ok may be I’m getting a bit imaginative but they do look pretty. Any way, sharing some photographs I clicked on my recent exploration! … More Dhuandhar Falls = Smokey Falls???
Sometimes nature can be your best companion! I can spend hours in a place like this. Can you?The photograph above is from a little Gompa in Stok Village in Ladakh, India. It is the perfect place if you are looking for peace and quiet while losing yourself in the lap of nature…or if you are … More A village called STOK!
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…
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
Same place, same faces…I am back where I belong. It has been almost three years in Ladakh and I still cannot pinpoint that one thing that brings so much joy in me when I’m here. The feelings are so intense that I call this place home. I don’t know if it’s the warm hearts ❤️ … More Home is where the heart is…
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 !!
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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…