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…

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…

Zigzagging Through

Tributaries zig zag down the mountain and merge into a larger river During summer months as the snow melts, it gives rise to numerous rivulets which zigzag down the mountains to form streams and culminate into rivers. The valleys of Zanskar are full of such small streams originating in melting snows . During summers, a…

Nature’s Painting

A foot bridge across a river in North Sikkim North Sikkim with its mountains, valleys, rivers and waterfalls is as picturesque as nature can get. Add to it some human elements like the bridge above and you have the makings of a beautiful landscape photograph. While driving to Lachen from Gangtok, every turn of the…

Adorning the River

Photo of a seasonal stream in the Suru valley of Zanskar region. I had stopped here for a brief moment of rest and to fill a water bottle. Took out the camera after noticing the wild flowers blooming next to the stream. The camera was placed on a parapet next to the road to allow…