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  • The first visit
  • This visit -of the buds of May & making our own way
    • Dras – Highway through heaven
    • Batalik – A tribute to the human spirit

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Like an actual travel trunk,imagine painted a deep red,holding memories of experiences,incidents & frozen frames from myriad travels & visits,this blog is an attempt to share some of the trunk treasures.

Moving & travelling has been a way of life. I’ve got,what I call ,”Gypsy Feet” & ever so often they get this itch to get going.So while a rolling stone may gather no moss.I say sure,but it ends up with a more rounded personality!

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Batalik – A tribute to the human spirit

  Kargil is a regular trading town,slightly ramshackle,surrounded by apricot orchards.It is nestled at the base of this massive mountain which looks more pronounced as we climb up the gently winding road to Humbotingla. The setting of the drive is dramatic with this almost black rock feature rising up  along like a Grand Canyon wall…rugged …

This visit -of the buds of May & making our own way

This time we decided to fly to Leh. Driving up,I feel,is better though.The places enroute,both from the Srinagar & Manali side,have their own beauty & not to mention the acclimatization is taken care of.But time…oh dear!Its always such a fight..for time,against time! We went early in the tourist season.At the beginning of May the passes …

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