Flower Carpet @ Yumthang Valley

A carpet of flowers at the Yumthang Valley with a backdrop of fluttering Buddhist prayer flags. Come spring and the Yumthang Valley in North Sikkim becomes home to countless wild flowers adorning the valley with all hues of the spectrum. While the slopes of the valley are full of flowering trees and shrubs like Primula…

Desert Greens

Barren mountains engulfing the green fields of Sakti Valley near Leh. Sakti is a small village near Leh on the way to Panging Lake. It is located before the road rises towards the high pass of Chang La. The alternate road to Nubra valley over the Wari La diverges from here. Two monasteries – Chemrey…

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…

Flowers Galore

A meadow in Yumthang Valley covered with wild flowers amidst a row of fluttering Buddhist prayer flags. Come spring and the Yumthang Valley in North Sikkim becomes home to countless wild flowers adorning the valley with all hues of the spectrum. While the slopes of the valley are full of flowering trees and shrubs like…