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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 - Wish I was there......

Another weekend comes, and once again, I am stuck at home... So, for Skywatch this week, is a pic of where I would love to be....



This is somewhere in Jammu and the river winding its way amidst the mountains is either the Chenab or the Beas (don't remember which one). it was almost dry, but it was no less interesting. Samhith and I wished we could get down, and go to the river bed.. and yes, come back with some stones!!! Yes, I really wish I was there right now! Sigh!



To see some really beautiful pics of skies from around the world, go to Skywatch Friday.

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  1. Even I am at home I have not gone out for the entire month now :( Lovely pictures Anu I might travel to Kashmir sometime this year myself!

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    1. Thanks Mridula... but u did go to Alwar, didnt you? or was that last month? and wow!!! that will make this one great year then!!! annapurna as well as kashmir?

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  2. Very beautiful photos for SWF!Thank you for it and have a nice weekend!

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  3. Lovely photos. Nothing can be more frustrating than sitting at home without travel.

    www.rajniranjandas.blogspot.in

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    1. Thanks Niranjan!!!! unfortunately, the bulk of the year is spent at home,without travel!

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  4. Nice pictures...I really wish to be at such a place, soon!

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  5. I too am itching to travel.
    Great shot!

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    1. Thanks Indrani!!! wish we could just set off somewhere!

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  6. it is better to have dreams then not. :) Someday you will be back. :) It is a beautiful place.

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    1. Absolutely, Nature Footstep!! its our dreams that take us places!!

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  7. That was a wowiee!!! I sooo wanna go to this place

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