Club Kunzum: Self Drive Expeditions to Ladakh in 2011

Few travel experiences on this planet can beat a self drive expedition to Ladakh. If you have not done this already, now is your...

What’s a Road Roller doing on a truck?

Stuck in a minor traffic jam on the way from Jispa to Sarchu en-route to Ladakh, I found the sight of a road roller...

Lend a Hand / Donate to help rebuild Ladakh

Contributed by Madhu Reddy (Madhu Reddy is doing her bit to connect those who want to contribute and those who need all resources to...

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...

Photo of the day: Girl in Blue Scarf near Kargil in...

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TakThok Monastery, Ladakh: Seeking sacred water in a cave

Why did so many gompas start out as caves? Tak-Thok (also Thag-Thok, literally “rock roof”) gompa has come up around a cave where Padmasambhava,...

Photo of the day: View of Tsemo Monastery from Shanti Stupa...

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Photo of the day: Himalayan Marmots 8

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The fame of Colonel Rinchen from Nubra Valley in Ladakh

India would have managed to get even territory from Pakistan during the 1971 war with its neighbour had Colonel Chewang Rinchen not taken a...

Photo of the day: View from TaglangLa Pass in Ladakh

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