Mountain Biking 67km through the high altitude villages of Spiti

Mountain biking in the Spiti valley of Himachal Pradesh, India

“So I have two mountain bikes”, said Mr. Tsering Bodh, “You can take them and reach this beautiful village called Langza the first day and from there you can move ahead […]

8 pictures from my first trip to Spiti

Kids of village Tashi Gang, pushing a donkey up to the road to ride it back to the village on a cold autumn evening in Spiti valley.

Two years back me and my friend drove across Kinnaur to reach the high mountains of Spiti. After crossing the river at Sumdo few hours after Malling and Chango, the […]

What to expect when driving to Spiti valley in winter?

A car driving on snow covered road passes through a chorten near Rangrik village of Spiti

Hidden in the Trans Himalayan range between Tibet and Ladakh, Spiti valley in the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh, attracts the peace-loving and the adventurous from around the globe. The […]

I am living in Spiti this winter

An old Spiti man collects the dry shrubs used as a fuel in the treeless landscape of Spiti, Himachal Pradesh, India

So here I am, after a solo drive from Kotgarh to Kaza, sipping green tea in the living room of my favourite property in Spiti, Sakya Abode. They receive a […]

Product Shoot for Kotgarh Fruit Bageecha

Jam Jars of Kotgarh Fruit Bageecha

The Product Kotgarh Fruit Bageecha is started by a husband wife duo, who left their corporate jobs to do something more worthwhile. They moved to Kotgarh, the place where India’s […]

Video : Journey from Assam to Arunachal

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A collection of clips I recorded with my phone during our journey from Tinsukia in Assam to Itanagar in Arunachal Pradesh via Hunli for a story that fortunately couldn’t happen. […]

Life in Spiti – Website documenting Spiti Valley

Life in Spiti, a website documenting Spiti Valley

Sometimes we arrive in unknown places and they feel like home. That is how I felt in Spiti. The valley is so silent and still, mostly cut off from the […]

Life in Shimla – Documenting my hometown through pictures.

Life in Shimla

A place that is so deeply entrenched in you that you could walk its streets blindfolded. That is Shimla for me. It is where I belong and it is here […]

Faces of Rajasthan – Year 2009

Portrait of Rajasthani man wearing a red turban smoking in Osian, Jodhpur

Although natives of the Indian state of Rajasthan are rapidly adopting modern culture, there are still a lot of them who prefer to live in the traditional way, specially in […]

Off the beaten path : Stories of life and land in Arunachal, Assam and Meghalaya

Women attending mass at St. Joseph’s Cathedral in Itanagar, Arunachal Pradesh, on Dec. 23, 2013.

After a tormenting flight full of very strong tremors, landing at Dibrugarh Airport in Assam was a bit of relief for me. In fact, the flight made me care even […]