The Yak Herders of Yaye Tso

Yaye Tso is a fresh water lake nestled in the mountains high above the Mahe village in the Changthang region of Ladakh. It is a small lake, beautiful on its own but not as grand as Pangong and Tsomoriri which, thankfully, attract all the tourist attention away from gems such as Yaye Tso, Kyun Tso […]
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The best cycling routes in Ladakh

Ladakh is a cycling paradise. There is no question about it. The quiet roads, the friendly locals, the serene landscape and high altitude all combine together to provide you a safe, fun, at times challenging and at all times visually stimulating experience that few other locations in India and indeed in the world could hope to match
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The Kiang and I

The KIANG and I The Kiang is a magnificent beast. The wild ass, the largest of the species, roams the high altitude plains of the Tibetan Plateau. In Ladakh they are mainly to be found in the Changthang region, roaming its fertile grasslands along with the nomadic Chang Pa people. Over the course of my […]
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A perfect Day… To trek alone

There are days when you are surrounded by so much beauty that you feel privileged, blessed even, to witness it. You walk with a spring in your step, a big grin on your face and the world just feels right again. It is like being in love, maybe even better, because you have none of that ‘delicious torment’ […]
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