Rain and Murphy’s Law at Hemis Festival in Ladakh

It never rains at Hemis Tsechu (festival). Why should it? The annual festival, uninterrupted since its inception in the 1730s, falls on the 10th...

Gokarna – It’s Holi, and time for celebrations: The Great Arabian...

For the second year running, I was on the road on Holi, the festival of colours. The previous year I was driving through Assam...

Photo of the day: Lamas in Nubra Valley in Ladakh

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Old Delhi: A procession to celebrate Dussehra

No other festival in India is celebrated the way Dussehra is. It is celebrated in most parts of the country, and stretches to 10-12...

Photo of the day: Tree Roots on Wall with Ganesha Statue...

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Photo of the day: Lama Boy with Conspiring Grin, Ladakh

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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 K12: Driving in Ladakh – A Guide

This post has been updated and you may read the new one by clicking here. Are you planning to visit Ladakh and drive to its...

Kunzum Travel List #21: Jaisalmer – The city in the fort,...

This is a city that has always lived in a fort - and continues to do so even today. The fort may be the...

Delhi 101: #2 Still looking for answers – Qutab Minar

Pisa in Italy has its Leaning Tower, Paris its Eiffel Tower and Delhi its Qutab Minar – the branding of these cities are all...