When the dogs stop you from exploring Bikaner

Anyone who has spent time in India knows street dogs are everywhere. It may be the cows on streets that catch the fancy of...

Goa to Hampi with Gul Panag: Ford India – National Geographic...

Goa to Hampi with Gul Panag: Ford India - National Geographic Episode Round-Up from kunzum   When someone loves the road as much as...

TaglangLa Pass at 17582 Feet in Ladakh. “Unbelievable is not it?”

Ladakh literally means ‘Land of High Passes’ with ‘La’ denoting a high pass. And every time you cross one at an altitude greater than...

Delhi 101: #20 Jama Masjid – Commanding Awe from the World

He was never trained for it academically, but the fifth Mughal emperor Shahjahan has no rivals to the title of the ‘Greatest Architect Ever’...

Great Himalayan Drive Day 33: Driving to Kibithu on India’s eastern...

I set out on a rainy morning for Kibithu – the eastern most settlement in India that can be accessed by road. It was a...

Kunzum Route K101: New Delhi – Udaipur (Rajasthan), a Driving Guide

Welcome to Kunzum Routes! This is a series of time / distance charts between popular travel destinations covering just two points, or recommended circuits....

Photos of the Day: Enjoying the Christmas Carnival in Kohima, Nagaland

These photos were taken in Kohima in Nagaland in December 2009 during the Hornbill Festival. Every evening, the main market would close and the...

Photo of the Day: Amused Buddhist Nuns at Hemis Monastery, Ladakh

This shot of Buddhist nuns was captured during the annual festival of the Hemis Monastery in Ladakh. Click on the image for a larger...

Try running a marathon at over 11,000 feet in Ladakh

Running a marathon can be a challenge under the best of conditions. Imagine doing so at over 11,000 feet. I had heard of the annual...