Pang in Ladakh: World’s Highest Army Transit Camp to the rescue

Everything in Ladakh is a world record. At least when it comes to altitudes. And the Army does not want to be left behind...

Travel Dharamsala, Kangra & Mcleodganj: May 27-30, 2016

The Dalai Lama did not choose Dharamsala as his home without reason. The region uplifts the body and the soul, no matter how often...

Hello Ladies…of Arunachal Pradesh!

“I want to marry you,” calls out Anne. “Er, I’m already married,” I reply. “So?,” she asks with a shrug of her slim shoulders. “What’s the...

Great Himalayan Drive: Autumn Colours at Nako Lake

I chose to drive to Lahaul Spiti and Kinnaur in the Himalayan...

Tso Moriri in Ladakh: A sacred gift for a living planet

Ladakh’s lakes should figure among the world’s must-see natural wonders. They stun you out of your senses. Tso Moriri is an unending expanse of...

Visiting Kasargod, Apsarakonda Falls and Idagunji in Karnataka: The Great Arabian...

It sure has been turning out to be a long day - with some spectacular sights and some disappointments. The Apsarakonda Falls and Kasargod beach...

The lama’s whip comes with a blessing

Spare the rod and spoil and child. Heard this? Likewise, the lamas (Buddhist monks) seem to believe in the power of the whip to...

Siachen Glacier in Ladakh: The shrine of OP Baba

When you are in a war or a potentially conflict zone, your best friend had better be God. That is why one sees a...

Dholavira, Gujarat – People lived here 5,000 years ago: The...

And here I was: on the site where people once lived in the 3rd Millennium B.C. Imagine the remains still exist. Don’t let your...