A Visit to the Kargil War Memorial at Dras: INCREDIBLE INDIA

Kargil Travel Blog: Kargil War Memorial

Move him into the sun—Gently its touch awoke him once,At home, whispering of fields unsown.Always it woke him, even in France,Until this morning and this snow.If anything might rouse him nowThe kind old sun will know. Futility by Wilfred Owen I had not even finished being a decade old when I was introduced to the … Read more

Kargil, The Beautiful Apricot Valley Shrouded in Obscure Mist: a Photo Essay

Kargil Travel Blog: Suru Valley

A photo blog depicting the best of Kargil, Ladakh’s oft-ignored second district next to Leh, now steadily paving a way as an emerging destination. In twenty odd pictures, I try to present you the very best of Kargil, her craggy mountains, nature’s bounty, thick blanket of snow as a way of life for the larger … Read more

Being loved to death: the Slow but Steady decay of Darjeeling!

Darjeeling Travel Guide: lepchajagat Sunrise

Dusty roads and rusty sky, golden rays shining on the peak of Mount Kanchenjunga and bucket list weary tourists sipping on the ubiquitous first flush from the first floor of Glenery’s, rowdy cabbies and Bhutia shawlwallas nudging each other for another prospect of a sale. During one such winter afternoon, Darjeeling appeared in front of … Read more