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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 […]

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

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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 […]