Leh-Ladakh

Pangong Tso- The disputed land of fairytales and magic!

Lakes have never appealed me a lot but this one. Pangong Tso is a uniquely attractive salt lake extending across India and China occupied Tibet. This trans-boundary lake stretches over an area of 130 kms, is brackish and is famous for its changing colours. And no kidding, it does carry the hues of blue, green, […]

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Leh Architecture: Monasteries across Ladakh Valley!

Not writing separately about the monasteries of Ladakh would leave this series incomplete. Monasteries, as I have observed during my stay at Ladakh, are a distinction in Ladakh. Every village, every turn were equipped with monasteries which not only seemed like a religious centre but a place where refugees could be taken by villagers during […]

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Leh-Ladakh

Nubra- Beyond the generality of mountains!

A melancholy realization of having left everything behind or a pleasurable desire to open doors for a new dimension. Yes, that’s what Nubra feels like. Leh-Nubra Valley: 138 kms (5 hours approx.) Nubra is a high altitude desert area in Ladakh, right below the much famous Siachen Glacier. This part of Ladakh experiences mild climatic […]

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