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Ladakh - Planning The Trip

Over 2000 Km by road, in around 10 days. Stunning landscapes, wonderful people. That sums up our Ladakh trip. But how did it actually work? How did we make it happen? Read on to find out!  Leh, the capital of Ladakh , is accessible by air and road. Flying into Leh is the easiest, and time-saving option, while the road is the time consuming one, but with the added advantage of driving past some of the most beautiful landscapes in our country. Each option has much to recommend it, and we chose the road for just one reason – altitude sickness. Altitude sickness was one of my biggest concerns, since I suffer from motion-sickness. Yes, I do travel a lot, but that is despite my condition, and, over the years, have learnt how to handle it. I struggled with it when we visited Nathu-La in Sikkim, and wondered if I would be able to manage a week at the even higher altitudes that we would encounter in Ladakh. This was the reason we stuck to a basic plan, of only 9 days in Ladakh, though we

Juhu Beach, Mumbai

The last time I went to Juhu beach must have been about 25 years back.... when I was in school. In fact, this happens to be the first beach I visited when I came to Bombay..... There are, however, few memories I have, about the place, which is why I headed out there in the hot sun, when I had a few hours free during the BlogCamp. Here are a few images from the trip......







Samhith has yet to visit a beach in Bombay.... its high time I take him......

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  1. Nice shots... seen the beach everytime i pass by, but never stopped to enjoy it... :)

    next time i wanna!!

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  2. I have visited this beach during one my visits to Mumbai. Nice pictures.

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  3. Both the Pigeon shots look nice.

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  4. @Aaarti: Neither did I, for so many years....and the same thing happens when i am in chennai... pass by marina so many times, but its been ages since i stopped by.....now i really have to, at least for samhith!

    @Chitra: thanks....its a regular one on the tourist circuit... one of the most popular.. thanks to which it was also the dirtiest..now thanks to local groups, they have somehow managed to clean it up!

    @Mridula: thanks.. there were so many of them! it was impossible to shoot the beach without them, so i shot them instead!

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  5. Beautiful shots. I have never seen it so less crowded.

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  6. The beach seems to be very neat. Looks like it was a sunny day

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  7. You live in Mumbai and going to the beach after so long? You must make trips more often. Beaches have such a calming effect on me. Anu, my best wishes for a happy Holi.

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  8. What! Samhith has never been to a beach in Bombay! Wow! This boy has been to hundreds of places on the ECR and the West Coast and has never gone to Juhu Beach! You should take him there very soon!

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