Tag Archives: Himalayas

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 […]

Finding Nino

A Mishmi man, standing outside the only eating establishment between Roing and Hunli -- locally known as "65" due to its distance from Roing. The man is holding a sword known as a "daw."

Max Bearak and I are on a month-long journey through Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, and Meghalaya, documenting cultural  and environmental transformation in the region. Max is a journalist with The New […]

Snowfall in the Himalayan town of Shimla – Part I

A man walking past the closed shops at the Mall road of Shimla, Himachal Pradesh

17th January, 2013 Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, India After a month of clear sunny days, it was raining when I got up. I trusted the weather gods and the Norwegian Meteorological Institute […]

Cover Story – The Braj Holi : Legend in real life

Cover - Hindustan Times Brunch

( This year I couldn’t attend the colorful Holi celebrations at Braj, but when Hindustan Times asked me to write a travelogue about my experience, I could easily retrospect the […]

A cold winter morning in Shimla

I am sitting here in the Indian Coffee House. The one situated on the mall road of Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, India. Its a cold winter morning. Its around 8:30 am […]

Himalayan Landscapes

First of all, I would like to thank you for all the love and support in the form of comments, emails and visits on this website. I couldn’t update the […]