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Exploring Shangarh – a village in the little known Sainj valley

With a few days in hand to explore Himachal, before we started a photography assignment we had undertaken, we looked at the map for some travel ideas. It was the month of June – the peak tourist season for Himachal. Wanting to stay away from the crowds, we focussed on the small white lines, away …

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Basar Confluence or Bascon – the best time to visit Arunachal Pradesh?

The Basar Confluence made us selfish. In the course of its three days, we experienced a beautiful perfection. It took possession of our hearts. So much so, that we wanted to keep the Basar Confluence, Bascon for short, a secret all to ourselves. So it would stay just the way it does right now – …

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The Goat Village

A slice of heaven at The Goat Village, an introduction

“Look forward to having you with us in the lost land of the Himalayas. Let’s leave the itinerary unplanned and unmapped” said the email from the Green People of The Goat Village. As if this wasn’t mouth-watering enough, they also said electricity was sporadic (and only available in the common areas), the internet almost non-existent, …

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Holy lake Tuthot, with clear water and refelection of the cloudy sky surrounded by the Greater Himalayan mountain range in the village Sani an offbeat destination in the adventure valley of Zanskar

When less is more or a Simple life of Sani in Zanskar

Sani was our introduction to the Zanskar valley. It was studded with many firsts: the first face-off with “remote location” and “isolation”, a high altitude village stay and a monastery festival. Also the first time we would term taps, flush and a tiled bathroom as a luxury. It was an eye-opener to a life so …

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