Author: Bhupender

Ethereal Pangong Lake in Ladhak

Travel Blogs on Pangong Lake If you have seen 2015 super hit Amir Starrer “3 Idiots”, you will know how Lake Pangong looks like. The incredible beauty of town Pangong Tso must have prodded actor Amir Khan and the entire unit of “3 Idiots” to pack their bags and cameras and scoot here to shoot critical film sequences before final pack-up. Travel Blogs on Pangong Lake After leaving Nubra early morning, passing through kuccha-pucca roads with streams of water from melting glaciers rolling across roads at every other place, the drive was indeed enthralling. These thin streams suddenly turn thick...

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Nice Nubra of Ladakh.

Travel Blogs on Nubra Valley Situated 160 Kms north of Leh, Nubra Valley is a place rarely missed by any tourist visiting Ladakh. You would be un-lucky, if, on the particular day, inclement weather restricted your entry into this fabled Valley. I was lucky as the weather on that day looked clear and propitious, promising an enchanting drive. 34 Kms from Leh, you pass through an awesome place called Khardung-La. Situated at an astounding height of 18380 Mts above sea level, Khardung-La is recorded as the highest motorable road in the World. A profound sense of joie-di-vivre engulfs you...

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Gulmarg to Leh via Kargil by Road.

Travel Blogs on Gulmarg, Leh Ladakh Generally it is the Chopper that spreads a lavish scenic platter for you if you are somewhere in the hills as attractive as those in Gulmarg, but Gondola ride is no less. From here too you get a wider perspective of the green carpet of pine trees and snow clad mountains creating a perfect Honeymoon with the incredible Nature atop approx. 4000 Mts. Do not miss the Gondola when in Gulmarg. Gulmarg (‘Gul’ meaning ‘Flower’), this beautiful Hill Station is christened for the variety of exotic flowers that bloom on its marvelous planes...

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SCUBA in Goa. Explore a different world, Under Water.

“The happiness of the bee & the dolphins is to exist. For man it is to know that & to wonder at it.” Over 2/3rd or over 75% of our planet is covered with water (71% by Ocean). Humans endeavor to explore a part of the balance 25% that lies over water. We visit Mountains, Forests, Snow clad areas, rivers and even go up to sandy sea shores to experience the ambience of some of the most amazing Beaches in the World. Virtually incomprehensive of a totally different & utterly fascinating world incessantly unfolding a few meters beyond the...

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Pahalgam, in throes of militancy, through my perspective.

Travel Blogs on Pahalgam A wave of apprehension struck me as Adil, my car driver, tugged my luggage into his car that early morning of mid-June, 2017. We were to leave Srinagar for Pahalgam situated within Anantnag District in South Kashmir, infamous for unprecedented insurgency and bloody militant activity Travel Blogs on Pahalgam. As Adil inserts the car key into ignition, journey into hitherto fabled dangerous territory commences. Pampore, city on the outskirts of Srinagar exhibited an eerie scenario. Our car accelerated into empty roads where shops with shut shutters were ubiquitous and security forces stood systematically scattered. Surely...

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