Kunzum Travel List #15: Kunzum Route K11 – Jammu & Kashmir

A drive is Kashmir is one of the best gifts you can give to yourself. Get going on Kunzum Route K11 for what will...

Kunzum Travel List #14: Kunzum Route K12 – Don’t die before...

My job is to recommend great travel ideas but not necessarily insist you experience these. But I will make an exception here: you must...

Kunzum Travel List #12: Zanskar – Remote but not regressive

The road from Kargil to Zanskar is one of the most trying you will drive on. It is either pot-holed, or just a rocky...

Kunzum Travel List #11: Tso Moriri and Tso Kar – The...

Here’s a tale so incredible you actually want it to be true! Eons ago, they say, a devil drank up all of the overflowing Tso...

Kunzum Travel List #10: Pangong Tso – Countless Hues of blue

As you descend the 5360 m (17,586 feet) high Chang La (Pass) to get to Pangong Tso (Lake), you see a sign at Durbuk:...

Kunzum Travel List #09: Ladakh – The Buddhist Circuit

You have to hand it over to the Buddhists. For centuries they have gone about practicing and preserving their religion, not diluting its essence...

Kunzum Travel List #08: Leh – At the top of the...

Give me half an opportunity and I will be back in Leh. By road, even if it takes at least three days from Delhi...

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...

Kunzum Travel List #6: Shoja – Go, lose yourself

Can you have the best of all the worlds? Possibly, if you go to Shoja, a lesser known gem of the Himalayas in Himachal...

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...