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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

A small mention.... in print

It is always a pleasure to see one's name in print.... even if it is just a quote! Well, yours truly has been quoted in an article in the Times of India, Pune edition, on the 25th of September. I was contacted a while ago by a journalist from the paper, asking for a quote about Morachi Chincholi, and I was happy to oblige.Unfortunately, I heard nothing afterwards, and had no idea it was published. I suddenly remembered about it today and checked... and there it was.... along with one of my pics... Check it out here.


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  1. :) Anu, most people don't believe in keeping one updated anymore. My friend who quoted me in his article about my poetry teacher is old-fashioned to have sent the link to me on chat.

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  2. congrats ! now you are a true travel expert

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  3. That's lovely, and glad for you Anu. Congrats.
    It's a great shot of the Peacock you got there. I saw quite a few graceful ones on my way to the Jaigarh fort a few days back.

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  4. @Mridula: thanks a lot!

    @Usha: journalists seem to be notorious in that way! remember the deccan herald article which i wasnt even aware was published? even this one, she was supposed to mention my blog as well the photo credit :(

    @Lakshmi: thanks.... feels great to be considered :)

    @Aarti: thanks a lot!

    @Celine: thanks so much! i did wonder if u saw peacocks there... this village is full of them...

    @Joy: thanks....

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  5. Congratulations!! It must be a great feeling, I am sure!
    Sad to know that a leading newspaper not keeping their word:(
    Still, many kudos to you:)
    Keep going!!!

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  6. oh Anu.. well done!! Well done!! You truly deserve to be on a lot more print by the way!!

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  7. This is awesome news! Congratulations! It is always pleasing when the media recognition comes your way.

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  8. Congrats, Anu. Thanks for sharing one more weekend destination. :)

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