Of Windows and Travel!

This week’s WPC theme is – Windows!! I have been reminiscing about this for a long time and was about to do a post. So, I’m glad that it is the theme for the week 🙂 where I can share my pictures reflecting the world through windows, the world that keeps changing. The only constantContinue reading “Of Windows and Travel!”

Totally Tabo-ed!!!

Visiting the Ajanta of Himalayas -Tabo Village in Spiti Valley Tabo (Ta- pho) is situated at a wobbly altitude of 3050 meters in the eastern region of Spiti Valley. Spiti is one awe-inspiring region that houses few of the greatest surviving monuments of Tibetan art and culture. Historically, Spiti Valley is believed to be part ofContinue reading “Totally Tabo-ed!!!”

Sutlej- The Flowing Beauty

A morning date with the longest river in Himachal running 1500 kms… The longest river (in km) in Himachal Pradesh originates from Lake Rakshastal in Tibet, lying near Lake Mansarovar and south of Mount Kailash. The waters of the Sutlej are allocated to India under the Indus Waters Treaty between India and Pakistan, according toContinue reading “Sutlej- The Flowing Beauty”

A Walk to Remember!!

The surreal peaceful charm of Sarahan will devour you as you enter the village. It’s a beautiful village, just 17 kms off the main road (from Jeori) in Himachal Pradesh. We covered Sarahan as part of our 11 days road trip to Spiti Valley. Sarahan is adorned by impressive Bhimkali Temple that is over 800Continue reading “A Walk to Remember!!”

Roghi, a beautiful village near Kalpa

Wonders on the the Trans Himalayan voyage through Shimla – Kinnaur – Spiti Valley It’s not the destination but the journey what makes life so interesting. A road trip to Spiti Valley is sort of like that only. The travel treasures that you get to witness to reach Spiti valley are fascinating. And one suchContinue reading “Roghi, a beautiful village near Kalpa”

Give your child the gift of â€˜Travel’

It may positively impact brain development!! Who doesn’t like vacations? We all do!! But how many times we put it off because of other priorities? How many times the ‘quality time’ is substituted by the coolest toy available in the market? Well, you might want to rethink your family vacations after considering Dr.Jaak Panksepp’s findings.Continue reading “Give your child the gift of â€˜Travel’”

Spiti, Revisited.

The road trip that I will never forget about, well for the good reasons but also for not so good ones. Reaching Spiti Valley is tough, the brutal journey might leave you exhausted but it’s all worth it!! The region exudes beauty, I could never get enough of the sightseeing and almost all the timeContinue reading “Spiti, Revisited.”

A daycation to Key Monastery, Spiti Valley !!!

‘ Is this your first visit? ‘ A deep yet soothing voice distracted us. A middle aged Monk clad in typical maroon colored attire was standing right besides us. His smiling eyes continued the conversation. We were at the largest and one of the oldest monastery of Spiti region – ‘Key Monastery’, more commonly referredContinue reading “A daycation to Key Monastery, Spiti Valley !!!”

Hello beautiful!!

A beautiful morning at tiny hamlet ‘Sarahan’; Nestled in Kinnaur adorned by historic Bhimkali Temple and gorgeous Shrikhand Peak. Photo story is right here – https://untraveledroutes.wordpress.com/traveling/himachal/sarahan/

A cuppa of story from McLeodGanj

In conversation with the smiling eyes from Tibet over a cup of tea!!  We were hurrying to finish the packing & leave hotel. We were quite exhausted from the bike ride (Mcleodganj – Dainkund – Mcleodganj) but the excitement kept us going. We had to catch 6.00 pm bus to New Delhi and had approximatelyContinue reading “A cuppa of story from McLeodGanj”