The news of Anthony Bourdain tragic end struck like an arrow reaching a target in a most painful way. For all those who had traveled and those who traveled only through watching recorded peregrinations of an iconic traveler with a knack for tasty foods the experience of loosing him was […]
Get Inspired to Travel Solo to Australia for Christmas.
In the middle of hordes of people, we sometimes start losing the sense of “self” – we somehow start blending into […]
We Need Nature.
Maybe you remember when you were a child that in your world every tree, rock. lake or river had a presence, a spirit, a personality, which was a reason they all appear different to you. I definitely do and it serves me well now, while much older to […]
THOSE WHO TASTE, KNOW – Sufi Proverb.
When you taste, you know it directly. When you travel, you taste and compare a lot. When you know, you take rest naturally in your own experience.
• You Taste Who You […]
Take Vacation To Live Longer And Happier.
Taking more vacations is linked to lowering cases of heart attack and spells of depression that result in a healthier brain according to study from Transamerica Center for retirement studies with the Global Commission on Aging and U.S. Travel Association.
Pangong Lake Motorcycle Diaries (Part 2)
Our intentions to have a homestay in Tsaka were quickly curtailed – we couldn’t find a place that would offer such an opportunity. We understood that it was a remote place with probably limited supplies of […]
Pangong Lake Motorcycle Diaries (Part 1).
Today I dedicated a whole day for one thing only. That is to dive headlong into a pool of Indian Tourism Bureaucracy. I wanted to obtain official dispensation that would let me and my group to go beyond Loma settlement in the Eastern part of Ladakh […]
KEEPING CHEER WHEN A TRIP IS OVER.
You had a fantastic journey. For some time you could think that you lived in a dream or a movie. The thought of your traveling life coming to an end creeps onto screen of your psyche like a dreadful shadow in Hitchcock movie. You fly home and after […]
A Simple Recipe For Adventure.
In anticipation of increased demands for endurance at a higher altitude of impending climb of the Stok Kangri. We decided to use a part of a rest day to scramble up one of the orange granite ridges buttressing Leh on the North […]
A TASTE OF TRADITIONAL LADAKHI HOSPITALITY.
On the plane from Delhi I met a local woman. Her seat was next to mine and it was conducive to start a conversation. Though you probably know from experience that sitting next to someone does not necessary leads to open a pleasant conversation. Sometimes people […]