Month: September 2006

Thursday Funnies

September 30, 2006

Before I start with Day 4, sample these roadside warnings about speeding on various highways in Ladakh, all courtesy the BRO. Some are funny, while some are plain howlarious!! I admire the humour and the attempt at rhyming to get the message across. 🙂 “Darling I want you but not so fast” “The journey of […]

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#12

September 28, 2006

….blue skies mirrored in the still lake, confined together occasional whirlpools..liberate…..

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Alchi Gompa (monastery)

September 22, 2006

Alchi Gompa “Thanka” on the walls of the monastery

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Leh Logs Day 3 Photo Diary

September 20, 2006

The Sindhu…note how the road goes along. Greenery in the desert…..a Leh village The Sangam – Zanskar and Indus   Bazgo Lamayuru ~ Moonland

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Leh Logs: Day Three

September 19, 2006

We started day three hovering over Leh in a helicopter. Father had made this arrangement so that we would have the best sights. We traversed the Indus through the sky and I got some great shots at extreme angles. The pilot indulged all my requests to hover the craft at different angles so that I […]

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13 years and six months……still counting.

September 18, 2006

Sorry to interrupt the travelogue but this post cannot wait. The right honourable P. D. Kode pronounced the court’s verdict on 4 of the 123 accused who faced trial in the 1993 Mumbai Serial blasts case. 257 Dead 700 Injured 13 years and 6 months of trial 123 Accused 4 Convicted so far 4 Acquitted […]

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Leh Logs: Day Two – Noon

September 17, 2006

A fulfilling meal later, we were back on the circuit. The Stok Palace was the first location we drove towards. It is a bit further from Leh and on the way we encountered a dilapidated bridge. Mr. Jolly Driver, in his inimitable style and heavy accent described how the original bridge was washed away in […]

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#11

September 11, 2006

….lazy gulls scattered on the beach waves crash, palms glow crimson keep time….

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Leh Logs: Day Two – I

September 6, 2006

Ah beautiful morning! Overhanging mist, sunrays filtering through clouds….it was perfect! Our first real morning in Leh. Transport for the day was coming over at 9.30 am. We were taking it easy today. Sites and places around Leh had been chosen for the excursion. Nothing strenuous. So far, none of us had felt light headed […]

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