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28 May
2013
Family Trip to Spiti Valley-Sepetember 2009 (  Shimla,  Himachal-pradesh )
Posted by : Narender Kumar Gautam
Here begins the Tale
 
HI friends ,my nomadic soul took me to SPITI .We spent 7 memorable days of our life amidst magical mountains and wonderful people.Brief summery of my trip--

DATE----19 SEP to 25 SEP 2009
STARTING POINT--- NEW DELHI
FINISHING POINT---SAME AS ABOVE
ROUTE----SHIMLA-SANGLA-CHITKUL-PEO-POOH-NAKO-KAZA-LOSAR-KUNZUM-ROHTANG-MANALI-CHG-DELHI
MODE OF TRANSPORTATION----SWIFT (P) LXI SELF DRIVEN
COMPANIONS---MY WIFE,MY 5 YRS OLD DAUGHTER,3 YRS OLD SON,MY CANON 350D AND MY EVER HUNGRY SOUL
TOTAL KMs----1800

DAY 1--DELHI TO SHIMLA (19 sep 2009)
Day one was uneventful exceept usual stop for paranthas at Murthal.So nothing worth writing.We started our journey at 4am to reach early.We checked in around 4 pm and visited Kufri to kill time.



DAY2--SHIMLA TO SANGLA
My original plan was to reach at Peo on 2nd day,which i visited 2 yrs back.As i was driving on muddy road courtesy Power project at...
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30 Mar
2013
Family Driving Holidays in Zanskar-Ladakh 2011 (  Srinagar,  Jammu-and-kashmir )
Posted by : Narender Kumar Gautam
Prologue

A long cherished childhood dream finally came true.
Friends,presenting before you our Zanskar and Ladakh story.

My Swift car in Zanskar valley



Splashing in Zanskar


Zanskar was the main point of discussion between me and my wife Pragya for last three months.Idea was to see Zanskar valley in Sepetembe as suggested by some friend.Photography is best done in September in Zanskar and Ladakh.

Visiting Zanskar with kids in a non SUV vehicle was also a challenge for me.Very little info about road condition and stay is available.September was still three months away.
On one fine day,my patience ran out and i broke the news to Pragya that we are visiting Zanskar in June itself and she has two days for preparation.Bewildere shewas hearing that.29th May was the date i broke that news.It mean we will embark on our journey on 1st june.She will take care of packing and I will take care of
Car preparation.She asked me the reason behind pre-poning the Trip.
I replied that Sep is exam month in our school and Harshita and Utkarsh...
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06 Apr
2013
Solo Scooter Ride to Zanskar-Ladakh 2102 (  Srinagar,  Jammu-and-kashmir )
Posted by : Narender Kumar Gautam
Reminiscence of a Restless Rider

Forests,Exploration,Frank Smith,ValleyofFlowers,Skiing,Mountaineering,Mountains,Valley ,Rivers,Glaciers,Passes,peaks,Caves,Shepeard huts,Safari,Machan,Snow,Hill Stations,Dak Bunglaw,Forest,Hemlets,Silk route,Carvan,Inns,Sarai Sprituality.Terms generally associated with Himalayas.Himalayas, synonymus with High snowy peaks,abode of gods, where hermits still meditate and penance for peace and liberation form this mortal world.Himalayas,source of myriad mythological folklores,source of holy rivers still worshipped.Thats why I always find myself being pulled towards
mountains.Himalayas where I found myself at peace,where my wandering soul find solace,where I am miles away from my daily grind,where my introspection takes place.Himalayas,a tavern for me.


Why Ladakh-Zanskar on Scooter?????

"The world ain't all sunshine and rainbows. It is a very mean and nasty place It will beat you to your knees and keep you
there permanently if you let it. You, me or nobody is going to hit as hard as life. But it ain't about how hard you hit,
it is about how...
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