In the Land of Happiness – Punakha

My next 2 days were in Punakha – the old capital of Bhutan.   Punakha was the capital of Bhutan from 1637 to 1907 and the first national assembly was hosted here in 1953. The Valley is famous for the Paddy fields. Punakha is a little warmer than Thimpu and Paro and is high on…

In The Land of Happiness – Bhutan

  The sole purpose of all efforts we do in life is to be happy . .. and the happiest place on earth is not the one with high skyscrapers, larger than size malls, costly and snazzy cars. Rather it is a small kingdom in the Himalayas – Bhutan – The land of thunder dragon….

White Desert of Nothingness

I love wonders of nature … Who doesn’t? Deserts have a different charm, give a feel of nothingness or calmness. There is a place on earth where the Desert is Milky White … Yes, it is white. A vast area of White land ..no snow, no plant, no shrub, no bird ……just white land and…

The Treasure I found in Ladakh

Continuing my journey in Ladakh ( please read Ladakh – A bucket list destination ( Day 1) Pangong Tso,  , The Mysterious Nubra Valley ). After spending a night in Nubra Valley without a TV and cell phone or electricity I was quite rejuvenated. I witnessed a beautiful sunrise and clicked some nice pictures before heading towards Diskit Gompa….

The Mysterious Nubra Valley

  Ladakh journey is incomplete without a trip to the beautiful towns of Nubra valley. In case you missed, please see my previous picture blogs of Leh and Pangong Ladakh – A bucketlist destination ( Day 1) Pangong Tso In this blog, I will try to give a visual treat of the Mysterious Nubra. Nubra…

Pangong Tso

  I am sure Everyone remembers it from the last scene of Bollywood movie 3 idiots,  in fact favorite spot many other Bollywood movies like Dil Se and Jab Tak Hai Jahan.   Pangong Tso-  One of the most beautiful lakes on India and undoubtedly rated number one on anyone’s Ladakh trip. Below are some…

Ladakh – A bucketlist destination ( Day 1)

Ladakh – The name is synonymous with adventure, bikes , mountains and picturesque locations.This small place is almost in every one’s bucket list .   I was in Ladakh 13 years ago and I must say, I fell in love with this cold desert and warm people yet again. Things have not changed much ..except that…

Rishikesh – The Invigorating Sojourn

The idea of a vacation somewhere new can be exciting, it can also be a stressful endeavor. Finalizing the travel plans .. places to see, food to eat and night long parties. But sometimes you need a calm retreat, not to stress but to revitalize the mind and body  – if yes then Rishikesh is…

How to spend one Night in Moscow

Every city in the world has a story to tell – The story is very different in the night and different during the day ..I was in one of the world’s biggest city – Moscow … and had only a few hours out of my hectic schedule to explore Moscow. I had something like 15…