Nepal: Beyond the Himalayan Mountains

Nepal, a small landlocked country between India and China, is a world hub for mountaineers. The country of Mt. Everest (Sagarmatha) hosts 8 of the top 10 tallest peaks in the world. The famous ranges of Himalayas, Annapurna and Dhaulagiri dominate the Nepal landscape. Nepal however, has much more to offer than a shot atContinue reading “Nepal: Beyond the Himalayan Mountains”

Leh Diaries – In and Around

I had mentioned in my earlier post about the low temperature in Leh. It was around 4 degree Celsius. The oxygen levels are so low that you are advised to stay indoors for at least a day to get acclimatized to the weather. On our first evening, our driver took us to a couple ofContinue reading “Leh Diaries – In and Around”

Leh Diaries – The Journey & Stay

We took an early morning flight from Delhi to Leh. The journey was of roughly 2 hrs. As a custom, I dozed off soon after the take off. Luckily for me, I was unable to sleep for long. I woke up to the most breath-taking views of the Himalayan mountains from an altitude of 30,000Continue reading “Leh Diaries – The Journey & Stay”