The wool farmers in the Kashmir Great Lakes Trail

    August 21, 2016

    The sun was blazing through the spectacular meadows of the Kashmir valley.The green expanse of the flowery meadows were glittering in the unhindered sun.The hike for the day was over ¬†and i was looking forward to an interview with a Kashmir shepherd in the mountains who were camping near the Satsar lakes. After having my lunch under the open sky i walked towards the shepherds hut.The sheeps were still grazing on the slopes.The afternoon wind had already started blowing by…

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  • Himalayas

    Yurutse:The incredible story of Ringzin Dorjee

    There is no electricity,no school,no hospital,no road, no water supply,no mobile network,no market,no community hall and no post office .Name the basic and modern facilities it is not there.The nearest motorable road is 15…

    January 22, 2016
  • Himalayas

    The Winter Odyssey to Markha Valley

    “The winter is brutal and unforgiving here.It will not spare you from its nerve-wrecking cold on the valley.It will get into your nerves making you shiver to the bone with its freezing air.You will…

    January 21, 2016
  • Travel

    Exploring the street art in Melbourne

    There is art every where in the world.We need to remove the curtains from our eyes to unblind us to see the art in every thing.The beautiful city of Melbourne boasts some of the…

    November 15, 2015
  • Travel

    The Melbourne Free Walking Tour

    My Great Ocean Road drive was over and it was time to explore the city of Melbourne.I wanted to see the city’s iconic landmarks,the bustling streets, the famous local markets,the art centers and also…

    November 13, 2015
  • Travel

    The Shrine of Remembrance

    The famous war strategist Sun Zu said “The supreme art of war is to subdue the enemy without fighting”.In reality wars are fought in the battlefields and the soldiers spill their blood and sweat…

    November 11, 2015
  • The dream Great Ocean Road drive

    The Melbourne weather was sunny and sky was bathed in blue.We started our drive from Melbourne around noon and picked up the M1 highway to Geelong for our onward drive on the Great Ocean…

    November 10, 2015
  • The Lady Farmer of the Shang Fu Village,Ladakh

    We were camping at Shang Fu village in Ladakh for our Stok Kangri Expedition.Its a remote village comprises of around six to seven houses and a monastery situated atop the nearby mountain.The village is…

    October 22, 2015
  • Travel

    The War Memorial,McLeodganj

    A visit to beautiful hill station of McLeodganj is incomplete without a visit to the Martyr’s Memorial.Ever since I planned my hiking trip to the Indrahaar pass,visiting the war memorial was on top of…

    October 22, 2015
  • Indrahaar Pass Trek: A Walk through the clouds

    The rain had stopped and the darkened clouds were still prowling in the sky swallowing the mountain peaks with their mist.The monsoon was at its peak and the lush green earth was looking like…

    September 8, 2015