Travel plans for our first visit to the Garhwal Himalayas in Uttarakhand were like they always are – non-existent. Hence, flexible. Because we were travelling without an itinerary, we were open to everything. So how did we go about exploring the Garhwal Himalayas? Choose a base, make a “home” – […]Read More
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You are ten years old. Standing at the edge of the diving board. Scared of jumping off. But enticed by the joy of that first splash of water, as you dive into the swimming pool. Our thoughts were similar to the ten-year-old’s, as we decided whether or not to take […]Read More
Drive through the middle of nowhere, for days? Ticked! Visit alien landscapes on earth? Ticked! Know what spine chilling cold literally means? Ticked! That in a nutshell was our tour of Salar de Uyuni, the salt flats of Uyuni, the biggest salt flats on earth. The reason most travelers venture […]Read More
What do you do when you are told deep stuff like, “Oh, that place had no soul”? You dig deeper. This is how we can sum up our visit to Kargil. Was Kargil the most beautiful place we have traveled to? Of course not! It is a street with a […]Read More
We saw the “land far far away”, of all the childhood stories and travel tales, when we travelled to the Zanskar valley. The beauty of the Zanskar landscapes changed our definition of beautiful. And in its – in your face – isolation, we learnt a whole lot about ourselves! How […]Read More
Sani was our introduction to the Zanskar valley. It was studded with many firsts: the first face-off with “remote location” and “isolation”, a high altitude village stay and a monastery festival. Also the first time we would term taps, flush and a tiled bathroom as a luxury. It was an […]Read More