The rocky road to Kolukkumalai, world’s highest organic tea estate

Discover why a jeep ride to Kollukumalai, claimed to be the highest organic tea estate in the world and only a short distance away from Munnar, felt like zorbing, but within the confines of a 4 wheel drive.

Photos from the Nubra Valley

Continued from Part I here. Past Khalsar and the Karakoram wildlife sanctuary, is a stretch of road that is straight as an arrow and appears …

Sights from the high road to Nubra

Nub-ra: the western district As we¬†cross the Khardung La and leave the high altitude behind, the landscape changes and we are well and truly on …

Up the Khardung La

Why do people talk about the Khardung La with trepidation and excitement in equal measures ? My experience made it amply clear. Read on to find out why..

Leh market – An ode to the ancient silk road

A walk through Leh’s main market is like taking a walk back in time, when Leh served as an important meeting point for traders on the ancient Silk Road and those from the Indian sub continent.