Kashmir

Pilgrimage at LOC: A privilege and a paradox

Chicken, rice and the traditional saag were packed in our picnic baskets. It was a day-long trip – food wouldn’t be available on the way. We left our guesthouse in Reshwari and walked to the assembly point, 10 minutes away. Ours was the last pick-up. We had registered for this […]

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Guide for offbeat travel to Kashmir

Or a guide to alternative travel to Kashmir. Where can you go other than Srinagar, Gulmarg, Sonmarg and Pahalgam when you travel to Kashmir? We spent almost 6 weeks travelling in the Kashmir valley, using the local Tata Sumo jeeps to places totally-off-the-tourist-trail. Travelling in public transport helped us connect […]

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Four kids of the nomadic shepherd tribe called Gujjar from Kashmir doing an Indian dance called bhangra and singing with broad smiles on their faces in the beautiful landscape of Thajiwas glacier in Sonmarg.

The kids of the hills…

The people you meet on the road are the most impactful part of any travel. Especially the kids. Times spent with the kids are some of our fondest memories. These pictures and their stories are our attempt to introduce everyone with some of them. …Are talented and eager to stage […]

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