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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 new trip... With a new phone!

I am relaxing in an easy chair, watching the rains lash and the waves crash against the shore. Yes, I am on another trip, this time to South India,  and as I type this, at Tarangambadi or Tranquebar. I am staying at the Neemrana property, Bungalow on the beach, and have with me for company,  Samhith of course, and the newest member of my gadget family - a Sony Xperia Z3!

The phone is with me for trial, and is proving surprisingly useful! The heavy rains have forced me to keep my camera inside and rely on the Xperia and in the process test its waterproof quality ;-)

We have been having fun trying out the phone and the many features of its camera, such as the sound pics and the panorama.

This was meant to be a long post, with my complete first impressions of the phone, but samhith has taken over my tab and I am using the phone to type this out, so this is the best I can do for my first attempt. I shall, therefore post a few of the photos clicked with the phone, and leave you to draw your own conclusions,  for now!

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The entrance to the Bungalow on the Beach... Strewn with flowers...

The Danish fort at Tarangambadi


That's the view from my room!!

That's where I am staying... Bungalow on the beach!

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  1. This is one place I so badly want to visit.

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    1. Its a beautiful place, Niranjan! You should certainly go!

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  2. Have nice trip. Neemrana Bungalow on the beach is a nice place but a bit expensive for indians... Are they serving Indian food now? Last year when we went, they only had danish food items which we didn't recognize...

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    1. Thank you Shrinidhi! It is certainly on the expensive side, but yes, they are serving Indian food now, and good stuff too... all we had was tasty and well prepared.

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  3. The same phone Mridula Dwivedi is having. You all recieved it from Sony as a gift? :)

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    1. yes, Tushar. It is the same one, and we have for trial so we can write a review.

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