Spiti Valley Day 3 – Nako Okay. So this is gonna be a little long! For the first time in a really long time, I woke up at 5:00 am in the morning. Everyone else was already up by then. I joined them on the balcony to witness one of the most beautiful sunrises I have ever seen. The first few sun-rays falling on the snow-clad ‘Kinner Kailash’ was making it glow like a bowl of gold filled with vanilla cotton candy. Like a vigilant soldier, I could admire that sight all day long. But the leash of time around my neck made me abandon the post right after the morning tea. Amit dropped me off at the bus stand near the main market where I was waiting for the Kaza Bus. I was supposed to meet them at the first major stop of Kaza bus – the Tabo village.…

The Road to Pangong

 – Guest post by Tanya Sangoi It was the morning of 6th July which was coincidentally the birthday of His Holiness, the Dalai Lama. As most of the people flocked to the Diskit monastery where he would be delivering teachings,…