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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 - Clouds, from a plane

Clouds have always fascinated me... from searching for shapes in their formations to eagerly looking forward to cloudy skies during flights. Which is why I am sharing these images today...





I clicked these on the flight from Mumbai to Jodhpur, when I visited Suryagarh in August...



Looking them over now makes me want to fly off again, on another trip! There are a couple of personal trips looming though, which brightens my day!


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    1. Thank you, Hans! They were absolutely irresistible to click!

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  2. These are wonderful! I especially love the first two - it's a surreal and beautiful landscape - uh, skyscape - above the clouds, isn't it? (And how do you manage to get airline seats with such clean windows?!!) :-)

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    1. Thank you so much, Laloofah! I was lucky this time to get a seat with a decently clean window... Plus, these are from my camera, which is why the quality is good.. with my mob camera, i could only see the dirt!!

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  3. Oh wow. amazing images from the sky.

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  4. Amazing cloud images.
    JM, Illinois-U.S.A.

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  5. Wow! Very dramatic clouds! Thank you for posting these images.

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  6. The first image is absolutely stunning!

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  7. Great cloud pics. I love searching for images in the clouds...it's a sign a great imagination..

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  8. Wow - amazing cloud shots.

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