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Travelling, trekking, hiking are a passion for me. I look at a mountain, and the first question that comes to my mind is, ‘What is the best way to climb it?’ I am very curious. During one of my walks along the Indus, I saw a track bifurcating to a wooden bridge over the river and then vanishing into a gorge. Every time when I passed by this point, I would wonder where this track was leading to. I even enquired about it from the locals but couldn’t find a satisfactory answer. What intrigued me further was that I never observed any movement on the wooden bridge or on the track beyond the bridge. One afternoon curiosity took the better of me and I gathered the courage to cross the rickety wooden bridge. The blue-green waters of Indus were gushing at torrent speed underneath. Contrasting white froth due to…

Beauty of Ladakh is truly mesmerizing …When I say the word slowly in my mind and I find the essence of it lingering in my brain, followed by what seems like the most picturesque surrounding and a gush of cold, fresh air with calming sounds of the sacred drums that monks use for their daily evening prayers, in the background. This is what I got back from my numerous visits to Ladakh; the culture, the beauty, the sweet faces and the serenity – precisely what makes it the paradise that everyone wants a piece of. Leh is the first place that comes to mind when one talks about Ladakh and rightly so, with it being the most developed city in the region with the availability of almost every facility (even 4G now!).It cannot be denied that Leh has its own sweet charm but it is a grave mistake to limit the…