Tesmo Gompa and City Palace, Leh

  When in the city of Leh donot forget to visit the city palace and the Tesmo Gompa, one is above the other. I visited these places and though the City Palace was undergoing some repair, but the view of the valley from the top if the City Palace is worth seeing. On the other…

Rafting in the river Indus at Nimoo, Leh

Like visiting Leh was on my bucket list, rafting was another such thing. One fine day, our founder announced that the whole office will be going for rafting. I was excited and even though I wasn’t well, Sujata mam (Founder, 17000ft Foundation) made sure that she takes me along.

The streets of Leh

  One thing which I loved doing when I stayed in Leh was walking, I used to walk from one end of the city to the other. I used to take different roads every time I used to do this from walking from one place to another.

Shanti Stupa- Feel the peace!

It’s on a hilltop and the place calls you every time you pick your neck up because it is visible from almost every corner of the city. At night, the Shanti Stupa looks amazing and you actually feel like visiting that place. Climbing those uneven stairs is something which is truly amazing. Once at the…

Climbing mountains is amazing- Do it at least once in a lifetime

We were done with our reading camp at the Government High School, Egoo which is near Leh. The place had a magnificent view because it was a valley and the only things which you could see all around you was sky touching mountains, lush green tall trees, small streams, rocks and clouds. We all decided…

The challenges that you face when you live it the rural way

Life in a Ladakhi Village The very thought of doing it the rural way is damn exciting but it’s not easy.  Leaving all your luxuries behind you have to live your life in the most non-luxurious ways. The word rural life gives us goosebumps, those small little huts, unending green fields and the stream. It’s…

Living it the rural away- It takes away your sadness!

It was just a week when I had landed in Leh when my team shared with me the thought of staying in a village. The idea seemed to be very exciting in the beginning but eventually it was getting on my nerves.  I had just adjusted  a bit in the new city, with the new…

Travelling solo is a challenge, everyone should accept it

The thought of traveling all alone is a fantasy for all of us. Yes, the pictures which pop up in our head is sitting all alone on the top of the monument and enjoying the silence with no one to eat our yummy head. It’s like you are independent, you can run down roads, behave…