Tag Archives: Travel

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

The city of Jodhpur, Rajasthan

Jodhpur, the blue city from Mehrangarh Fort,

February, 2009 Jodhpur, Rajasthan Five year ago, when I was supposed to pack my bag with books and notebooks to leave for my 8:40am lecture of Political Science in my […]

Story behind the Rewalsar cover shot for Spice Route Magazine

Cover Shot of Spice Route Magazine featuring Rewalsar by Himanshu Khagta

Spice Route, the inflight magazine of SpiceJet published a landscape I took at Rewalsar, a small town in Mandi district of Himachal Pradesh. Ending this post with just one line […]

Pictures – From my first trip to Kinnaur, Himachal Pradesh

Harvesting cherries in an orchard at Kandiyali, near Narkanda at Himachal Pradesh, India

Back in the year 2009, I drove through one of the most dangerous roads ¬†(History Channel says so) to reach Kinnaur. To be honest, it is not that dangerous. It […]

Braj Holi – The festival of colors


This year again the small villages of Braj Region are getting ready for the big day. Holi, also called the Festival of Colours, is a popular Hindu spring festival observed […]

Before Sunrise – Bilaspur

Started driving from Dharamshala to Shimla at around 12 at night and after 5 hours of continuous¬†driving, I was not in a condition to drive. So i parked my car […]