HOW I GOT LEH’D – PART2

And so we continue…….             When we say ‘a cold morning’ in the mountains, it is actually a term that can be used for almost every single morning. But the coldness, with a stray ray of sunshine maneuvering its way through the crevices in the cloud, is a feeling and a sight to behold. I knew I was quite tired after a long Day 1, but there was something in the air that woke me up and I guess this serendipitous encounter with the morning sun was the exact ammunition I needed to get started. …

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HOW I GOT LEH’D

Gateways to heaven are said to be adorned by beauty, incomparable with even the best of jewels or materials that anyone can buy. But what does one say to the roadways that lead you to some of the picturesque locales in the north of India? Are they indeed our gateways to heaven? Because I, for one, have seen so many that I wonder whether heaven resides right here in India. Ladakh, is one such place which gets me thinking – How am I to absorb such wonder in so little a time? Welcome to the arms of a small town, …

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#HighwayToHeaven Photography Contest – Winners!!!

“To me, photography is an art of observation. It’s about finding something interesting in an ordinary place… I’ve found it has little to do with the things you see and everything to do with the way you see them.”
— Elliott Erwitt

A big Congratulations to all #HighwayToHeaven Photography Contest winners!!!

Enjoy photos by all the winners…

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Photo by Jasmeet Kaur

 

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Photo by Pralaya Simha

 

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Photo by Jenifer Sayyed

 

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Photo by Payal Bnerjee

 

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Photo by Gaurav Gautam

 

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Photo by Kamalkishore Agrawal

 

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Photo by Mosu Goswami

 

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Photo by Sonal Manchanda

 

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Photo by Shivangi Rathor

 

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Photo by Muhammad Siraj A I

 

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Photo by Shaista Shaikh

 

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Photo by Clifford Fernandes

 

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Photo by Geeta Acharya

 

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Photo by Priti Gupta
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#HighwayToHeaven – The Road Less Travelled Photo Contest

If you also believe that the gods live in the mountains, you should head directly to Ladakh, the land of high passes. Guarded by the astounding Himalayas cosseted by pearly white snow and inhibited by the warmest people in the world, it is the place that can make you forget the rest of the world. And if you also wish to experience the incredible Leh-Ladakh in a luxurious way, The Road Less Travelled is here to make it happen!!! Now you may be thinking how??? The answer is simple, just be a part of our funtastic photolicious contest. Show up …

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HIGHWAY TO HEAVEN

#HighwayToHeaven Presented by THE ROAD LESS TRAVELLED Road Trip Season – March to October 2018 7 Nights & 8 Days The term Highway to Heaven’ conjures up visions of a fantastic journey on beautiful roads with plenty to explore & experience. Add to this the majestic Tibetan plateau – the highest in the world set amidst the beautiful Himalayan mountain peaks. The end result is an experience not to be missed. The journey begins from the beautiful vales of Kashmir & takes us to up the imposing Zoji La – the gate keeper to the imposing Tibetan plateau. This pass …

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WIN BIG WIN MORE – THE ROAD LESS TRAVELLED CONTEST

“Don’t settle down and sit in a place. Move around, be nomadic, make each day a new horizon. ”  – Jon Krakauer Dream of snow-crowned mountains dotted with picture-perfect villages? Fancy a stay amid mountainous terrains outlined by restless rivers making merry on the rocks? By the way, yes we are talking about Spiti Valley. Go around, exploring the picture-postcard villages, crossing narrow mountain passages, and feeling the chilly wind penetrating your skin. As you embrace the wilderness at altitudes touching almost 5000 meters above sea level, Spiti tour plan perfectly feeds your soul! If yes, Great!! The Road Less …

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THE NOMAD TRAIL – A DRIVE INTO SPITI VALLEY

Presented by THE ROAD LESS TRAVELLED By Road: Drive 06th to 17th July 2018 11 nights & 12 days ‘The Nomad Trail’ is your escape into a journey from place to place; to find the freshness in everything you do and feel – like wanderlust – like a nomad! Spiti Valley – the middle land between Tibet and India – is where the heart of the mountain ranges reside! The journey over twelve days will see the nomads driving through Tirthan and Sangla valleys to discover not just pastures, but quaint rivers and the Kinner Kailash mountain. The nomads used …

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The Coffee Trail

It was just a narrow road, but on either sides and as far as my eyes could take me ahead, it was a world of greens, and nestled in the green leaves were beautiful brown coffee beans – a sight to behold for a coffee lover like me. I already felt at home on the first day of my drive through Coorg and Chikmaglur, and was extremely excited with the prospect of visiting a part of India, which smelled of coffee even as you took its name. And that is why I lovingly call this trip a coffee trail, because …

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12 HOURS IN BHOPAL – PART 3

Meeting done but I was famished. I had planned to visit some of the old eateries of the city Bhopal. But by this time, Anand, my driver had understood me. He was a strict vegetarian, but had spoken with some friends of his & drove me to a hotel called Zam Zam. I was skeptical about the place, but he assured me that the non vegetarian food here was the finest in all Bhopal. Nice simple restaurant, the menu looked fabulous. At such times, I wish we had more people sharing the meal table with me in Bhopal. It allows …

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12 HOURS IN BHOPAL – PART 2

1st meeting of the day was a short one – a site visit of the famous Jehan Numa palace. IT was lovely to go there in the morning & experience the life of the royals. I would suggest that if someone is visiting Bhopal then one should take some time to visit the palace & have a cup of coffee – the coffee doesn’t matter but the history & the photographs of the royals will surely take you back. It’s a lovely experience. 1st meeting done & still had 2 hours to go for my next meeting. I decided to …

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