Alone to the Top

Reflections on the way up to Taglang La. Having done an impromptu stop at Rumtse, I started early in the morning for the climb up to Taglang La (pass). At an altitude of 17,480 ft, Taglang La is the highest pass on Leh-Manali road. Going towards Manali, there is a sharp descent towards Debring and…

Mirror

Sunrise reflecting over a non-descript lake along the NH-209 near Bangalore. Ride out early in the morning is a hobby of mine which I religiously follow. So when an opportunity came to travel to Mysore for a work trip, decided to ride rather than take the designated transport. Taking a rather circuitous route I crossed…

Inverted Impressions

Snowy mountains reflecting in a seasonal glacial lake in the Upper Suru Valley. During summer season, as the snow melts numerous small stream flow down the mountain slopes and create small and large glacial lakes on valley floors. These lakes and the green grass of the meadows attract both humans and animals alike. While riding…

Fluttering Amidst the Snows

Buddhist prayer flags flutter in the wind above the partly frozen lake surrounded by snow-covered mountains. Gurudongmar Lake, is one of the highest lakes in the world and is situated in the state of Sikkim in India. The lake, considered sacred by both Buddhists and Hindus, is named after Guru Padmasambhava, founder of Tibetan Buddhism…

Frozen Reflections

Surrounding mountains reflect in the partially frozen Gurudongmar Lake in North Sikkim. Gurudongmar Lake, is one of the highest lakes in the world and is situated in the state of Sikkim in India. The lake, considered sacred by both Buddhists and Hindus, is named after Guru Padmasambhava, founder of Tibetan Buddhism who visited the lake…