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    The Shadow of Climate Change on “Chadar Trek”

    February 1, 2016

    The winter in the Himalayas attracts the high adrenaline adventurers around the globe to the cold desert town of Leh for the Chadar Trek. The Zanskar valley in Ladakh turned into a bride decorated in the glacial beauty on the onset of the hypothermic winter. As the winter casts its cold spell, the mercury rushes to the south and the ferocious Zanskar River flowing through remote and wild Zanskar valley turns to a frozen ice sheet (locally called as “Chadar”…

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    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
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    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
  • 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
  • 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
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    On the snow leopard’s trails

    It was early April and the winter was still cuddling with the Himalayas.The road connectivity to Leh was closed due to snow piling on the high mountain passes.The tourist season was one and half…

    April 7, 2015
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    The Stok Kangri Expedition 2014

    The cold desert was hosting the monsoon for a date.The dark clouds in the thundering sky were camping in the hill town.It was drizzling and the showering soft snowflakes were melting to water on…

    March 14, 2015
  • The Rishikesh Diary

    It was March and the summer was coming to the Indian subcontinent.That was a long weekend due to Holi,the festival of colours.After playing Holi in Delhi I along with my friend Pankaj started our…

    March 7, 2015