Blurred Memories

The Himalayan peaks of Nun-KunĀ  showing through a fogged window in Rangdun, Zanskar Valley. Rangdum is a small valley halfway between Kargil and Padum, a town in Zanskar. I did an impromptu stop of two days at the Julidok village which is located next to Suru River. While it was the peak of summer, it…

Bridge to the Unknown

A stream flows past a small bridge leading to remote grazing meadows of Zanskar. During summer months as the snow melts, the streams get flooded and water level rises. The streams fiercely flow down the mountain side to join the Suru river. Most of these streams have no bridges and one has to wade through…

Drang Drung Glacier at Pensi-La

Drang Drung Glacier flows east from Doda Peak to form the Stod River which eventually joins Zanskar River downstream. Pensi La is the highest mountain pass between Kargil and Padum in Zanskar. It acts as a gateway to Zanskar. Located around 25Km from Julidok village in Rangdum Valley, the terrain is barren and surroundings are…

Long Lonely Walk

A monk takes a long lonely walk from Julidok Vilage towards the Rangdum Monastery in Rangdum Valley, Zanskar Julidok is a small village halfway between Kargil and Padum, a town in Zanskar. The village is situated next to Suru River and the valley floor is covered with moraine. On one end of the valley is…

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…