Due to severe time constraints, I’m writing a relatively brief travelogue of this adventure. The photo album is here. Kalindi Khal at nearly 6000 meters is arguably the world’s highest pass. Located in the Indian state of Uttarakhand, it separates the popular Gangotri region from the equally popular Badrinath region. Kalindi is one of the […]
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Part 1 of the travelogue, in case you haven’t read it yet is here. Feb 26: Iran air operates direct flights between Bombay and Tehran, but for some reason, you cannot book those tickets online. So I had to settle for the cheapest option, Kuwait Air. Before the flight, I had to spend some time […]
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Before I begin, based on the input received from my readers, I’m breaking down this travelogue into smaller posts. So this is the first section. I might have separate posts going ahead, or add the next section to this post, so eventually it will become a complete travelogue in the end. Please view the accompanying […]
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Before I begin, you can open the accompanying photo album here. Its been quite a while that we returned from our Stok Kangri expedition, but I hardly found the time to write about it. Stok Kangri is a 6140 meter peak in Ladakh, situated close to Leh. I just managed to work my leaves around […]
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