Losing yourself in Shoja in Himachal Pradesh

Few places would lay out the red carpet as Shoja would, as you drive on a 38 kilometer long path lined with apple orchards...

Sangla: The Gods May Have Lived Here Once | Himachal Pradesh,...

Pluck a red, crispy apple from the orchards. Walk down and ruminate while you eat it by the Baspa river. Listen to the musical...

Kunzum Travel List #04: Sangla: The Gods may have lived here...

Pluck a red, crispy apple from the orchards. Walk down and ruminate while you eat it by the Baspa river. Listen to the musical...

Kunzum Travel List #2: Kaza, Spiti, Himachal Pradesh: The Land of...

If you want to explore the high altitude cold desert region of Spiti valley, Kaza will be your base for much of it....

Jispa: A destination on the banks of the Bhaga River

Jispa is usually promoted by travel operators as a necessary halt on the way to Ladakh when coming from Manali. Not only are the...

Hotel: Banjara Retreat at Sojha, Kulu Valley

When you have organizations like Banjara Camps and Retreats to give you a choice of options to stay at, you can forget everything else...

Hotel Review: Banjara Camp, Sojha / Shoja, near Kullu

Is it Shoja or Sojha? Both spellings are used but let us use Sojha as marked on a milestone. Let the Government have the...

Tabo, the village of cavemen and Lamas

Once upon a time, there was a small Himalayan village located 3,050 metres above sea level. In the Lahaul-Spiti valley, mostly a cold desert...

Photo of the Day: Paragliding in the Kullu-Manali Valley

Half way between Kullu and Manali, adventurers can get an adrenaline rush by jumping from a 2000M cliff and enjoy Paragilding. Those who dare are rewarded with a birds eye view of the most incredible scenery - snow capped mountains, the river Beas in the Kullu valley, the villages of Sarsei and Chakri and the neighboring pine forests.. Beginners needn't worry - tandem jumps with experienced jumpers are available.

Old Woman off to build roads in Jispa

I chatted up an old lady sitting by the side of the road outside my hotel in the early morning hours in Jispa, a...