Author: The Adventurist

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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Leh Logs: Day One

August 31, 2006

The flight to Leh lifted off into the dry New Delhi sky precisely at 5.40 am. The previous night had been harrowing and therefore tiring. They had not let us enter the airport departure area because the day of the flight had ‘technically’ not dawned.(?) it was a question of security, they told us. Yeah […]

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Up above the clouds so high…..where eagles dare!

August 29, 2006

The Leh travelogues are dedicated to the gallant heroes and heroines of the Border Roads Organisation (BRO). Their efforts often unsung, braving extreme weather, high altitude and ever changing landscape, they toil on so that we can go places. Through Project Himank, they have given us unparalled accessibility in the Eastern Himalayan region. These are […]

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#7

August 23, 2006

…receding floods make way eroded humanity fears revealed…..

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#10

August 20, 2006

…delirious mindscapes eye of a storm been there done that?…

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#9

August 17, 2006

…..mellow horizons in myriad hues embrace the earth never to let go….

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Parallels and Laterals

Since Manmohanomics became the flavour of the India’s neo-economy, we have seen the rapid opening up of our markets. I remember hearing of how Coca~cola used to cost 50 paise a bottle at the time my parents were enjoying their college lives. Then Krumpled Kurta (who I believe has now patented this style of clothing) […]

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#8

August 13, 2006

..….chill in the air frozen breath on cue rises, succumbs……

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