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In search of elusive waterfalls on Chadar; Ladakh, India

The intense hot summer kept me away from writing for the last few days. While, I am looking for an opportunity to cool down under a gurgling waterfall, I took a journey through memory lane in search of elusive waterfalls.  … Continue reading

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Angels in Snow White Land; Ladakh, India

I was blissfully walking on ice between Tilat Sumdo and Shingra Koma, admiring the high mountains and the contrast of the white snow. Suddenly, there was a catch on my back and a stabbing pain. The familiar pain was a … Continue reading

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Stopping by Chadar on a Snowy Morning; Ladakh, India

After spending about 4 nights in different camps along the Chadar (frozen river Zanskar), we woke up one morning in Tibb to heavy snowfall. It was hard to emerge out of the cozy little sleeping bag but the snowy morning … Continue reading

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First Glimpse of “Chadar”- Ladakh, India

Sometimes in life you feel a void inspite of everything being the way you want it to be or rather they are supposed to be. At that point, the soul begins a search for that something to bridge the void, … Continue reading

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Around a bonfire in the Hills of Kashmir, India

I have been writing about my trek in the hills of Kashmir which left me longing for more. After a grueling trek for 6 days when we would retire early into our evening, the last evening on the banks of … Continue reading

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Unsung Heroes – Kashmir Great Lakes Trek

What makes a trip memorable? The sights, the food, the weather, the hotels, the experiences or the people who touch our lives. While all of them have the role to play, more often than not people leave a lasting impression. … Continue reading

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Descending to Earth- A Journey through Infinite Mist, Kashmir

After a 6 day trek through breath taking locales finally it was time to descend to Earth :). We had enjoyed excellent weather through the days and what we experienced while descending the 4000 feet through steep, slippery, muddy pathways … Continue reading

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Rocky Paths lead to Heaven, Kashmir, India

Day 4 ended on a rocky note with some mild boulder hopping to get a glimpse of a limpid lake. Sleeping between mountains under the protective gaze of the milky way, I knew we were knocking on the inner doors … Continue reading

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Icy Stream,Limpid Lakes & an Elusive Mountain, Kashmir, India

3 days into the trek the body was slowly getting accustomed to the ways of the mountains. To my surprise, the mind was happy to look inward and remain disconnected from the virtual world. The long days in the open … Continue reading

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Date with the Alpine Lakes, Kashmir, India

The Trek was designed around the Great Lakes of Kashmir which can be only reached on foot or by pony. Having already experienced the walk through the meadows on Day 1 and the beauty of the Vishansar Lake on Day … Continue reading

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