A Night in Hanle

Ten years ago when I first saw Hanle, it was a small village with an observatory on one hilltop and an ancient Buddhist monastery on the other. It still looks the same but now it has some really comfortable home stays and a lot more tourists. Decades ago it was impossible to get access into this military sensitive zone, now all you need is a special stamp with your inner line permits from the DC office if you are anRead more

People of Korzok village in Ladakh

Six years back we reached this small village right next to Tso-Moriri Lake — 15000ft above the sea level — about 215kms from Leh. This place is known for the monastery that I had never heard of. Residents belong to the Changpa Tribe and are mostly info farming and rearing livestock that includes famous Pashmina goats. Here are some of the pictures. Hope you like them. Please feel free to share the link but kindly don’t save and upload theseRead more