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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

Skywatch Friday

The Sunset at Alibag....

This was one of the pics we took on our visit to Alibag last year, and I especially love this one... esp since there is a couple in the frame against the backdrop of the setting sun.... romantic, wouldn't you say??? And for those of you who like to look further, there is a small bird there too.....


  1. Oh ya! I saw the bird too!! Very beautiful take!!!

  2. Lovely shot Anu... i saw the birdie on left before reading ur note... :D

    romantic picture :)

  3. Absolut wundervoll, eine Stimmung zum Träumen.

    liebe Grüße aus Deutschland


  4. like a golden empire it is! very nice!

  5. @Bhavesh: Thanks... knew u would spot it!!

    @Aarti: Thanks a lot.... that was fast!!

    @veredit: Thanks so much!

    @Sri: Thanks... yes, it is..absolutely!

    @Mridula: Thanks...

  6. Beautiful and romantic photo. More than 20 years ago we were in Mumbai and our hotel was right across from the Arabian Sea. it was a memorable trip!

  7. ooh, i love sunsets like these, romantic but wistful, and yes, i do catch that tiny lil bird on the side. ^0^

  8. @commonweeder:Thanks a lot.... WoW! a room facing the sea in Mumbai? Must have been great!!! I love going to the sea face.. its always feels so calm and peaceful inspite of all the crowd and noise....

  9. @Arabesque:Thanks...... glad u found the bird :)

  10. I too saw the birdie. Good shot.

  11. Very Romantic

  12. What a gorgeous sunset. I love the couple walking along the beach.

    I have my sunset over at

  13. lovely shot!! good frame, the color of sky, the reflection in wet sand.. beautiful..


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