Monthly Archives: July 2012

excursion #1: pangong lake was tso beautiful

After a couple days rest in Leh, we headed out to the Pangong Tso, a famous high-altitude lake that sits on the border between India and China. Pangong Tso is 83 miles long (most of which is actually in China), … Continue reading

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ladakhulous beauty: just leh back and enjoy the view

Two Indian destinations have been repeatedly recommended to us as non-negotiable “must-sees” in India: Goa and Leh.¬† We spent a week at the former over this past winter break, and it was every bit as gorgeous, peaceful and balmy (about … Continue reading

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mussoorie to leh: lessons in the art of indian driving

Two hours after final staff meetings, we left Mussoorie with a couple of Aussies, Matt and Meg and set out for the hill station of Shimla. ¬†Inside the car were a) one pregnant lady prone to morning sickness (Meg), b) … Continue reading

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