Marooned

A Shikara stuck amidst the weeds on Dal Lake, Srinagar Dal Lake in Srinagar is dotted with Shikaras of all shapes in sizes. Over the years many get abandoned at various points on the late. While riding though Srinagar, on the ride to Leh, I stayed at a hotel near to the lake. Early morning,…

Morning Light

Morning Light adorns the peaks of surrounding the barren plains of Rangdum in Zanskar, Ladakh Rangdum is a small valley halfway between Kargil and Padum, a town in Zanskar. The Julidok village is situated next to Suru River and the valley floor is covered with moraine. I did an impromptu stop of two days in…

Born to be Free

Horses running free in the high altitude meadows of Zanskar, Ladakh The valleys of Zanskar are full of meadows irrigated by melting glaciers. During summers, a lot of wild life makes these meadows their home due to plentiful grass and water. While riding though one such meadow, I came across a herd of horses galloping…