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...

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 #3: Tabo, Spiti, Himachal Pradesh – The Village...

Don’t honk when driving into Tabo. You might disturb people sleeping in caves. Tabo is a small Buddhist village of a few hundred, located 3050...

Hotel Review: Kunga Guest House in Mcleodganj

If you are looking to stay in a warm, friendly family run place, the Kunga Guest House located in the Himalayan town of Mcleodganj...

Kunzum Travel List #7: Jispa – The oasis across the ridge

This is it. The edge of heaven. As far as oases go, Jispa’s tough to beat. Those driving to Ladakh usually take a night...

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.

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 #5: Thanedar: The birthplace of apples in India

The next time you bite into a juicy apple from Himachal Pradesh, thank American Samuel Evan Stokes for it. He came to India on...

Hotel Review: Banjara Orchard Retreat, Thanedar, Himachal Pradesh

I had been to all properties of Banjara Camps over the last three years – except the one at Thanedar. I had passed it...

Trek from Mcleodganj to Triund: A Log

The following is a kind of a log when you trek to Triund. This the experience of someone like me, who drives all over...