A roadtrip to Ladakh via the Manali-Leh road in October; enjoying the autumn colours and a fantastic homestay experience in Thiksey.
Delightful spring season in Munsiyari. Day hike / trek to Khaliya Top and walking through a dense forest of rhododendron blooms in pink and red. Clear view of the Panchachuli Peaks is the icing on the cake!
Travelogue of a day trip to Raila village in Sainj Valley – exploring the twin towers also called Dhaliara Kothi and also hiking to Bhatkanda meadow.
Details about my published book ‘The Goodness of Strangers’ about travel stories of kindness on the road across India.
Waking up in Keylong in the summer and heading to Jahalman in Pattan Valley in Lahaul for a hike / trek to Othang Monastery.
As regular readers of this blog might be aware that I have been living in Kullu Valley for more than a year now and even though the crazy adventure days seem to have been left far behind, I occasionally venture on hikes and treks in the nearby regions in Kullu Valley. Jita (travellingslacker) was visiting…
Living like a local in the new home in Kullu Valley : Experiences, the good and the bad, the joys of simple life and spending the cold winter.
Experiences of living at Yuthok Homestay in Kullu Valley for five months.
A detailed experience of the day hike from Raison to Jana Village to Jana Waterfall in Kullu Valley.
Photo story of spring by the Naini Lake in Nainital. Peach blossoms (most people think they are cherry blossoms) in March in Nainital.
Adventure in Ladakh in Winter, going from Nyoma village to Chumathang in end of December. Frozen Indus river in Chumathang. Heated guest house with natural hot water springs. Wooden bridge over the frozen Indus river. Relaxing stay even though it was very cold outside.
Tsaga village to Loma Bend Check Post in winter in Ladakh; waiting at Loma Bend and being helped by Indian Army for lunch. Reach Nyoma village and stay at a homestay for the night. Chumathang next day.