Tagged: Himalayas

barren landscapes around Sarchu, Himalayas

Exploring Sarchu’s Himalayan Flora – with Tete

An account from Lovnish Thakur’s initial days with Pragya, an NGO that operates in the Himalayan region. Exploring Sarchu, a wilderness in the Himalayas under the watchful eyes of Tete was a thorough learning experience...

Karsog Valley from town

Getting Lost in Laidback Karsog

Sometimes we are hard to convince while on other times an impulse pushes us into the throes of another adventure. Karsog valley for most is an example of the latter. Hardly mentioned in travel...

Chang - Keylong

Lahaul – A Touch of Heaven

Lovnish Thakur is a development entrepreneur working across the Himalayan belt. During the course of his association with the development sector for over 10 years now, he has had the opportunity to work across India. His...

Sach Pass

Atop the Sach Pass

“This was the place where terrorists showed up and killed many sleeping labourers,” said our driver, Kapil. He was referring to the Chamba massacre of 1998 when some Kashmiri militants crossed the Sach Pass,...