Things to do in Kashmir

I have been lucky to visit Kashmir three times and I find it incredibly beautiful. As the season moves to summer vacation time you might be looking for a trip to Kashmir. I have out forth a list to things to do in Kashmir. I hope you will enjoy it. And I sincerely hope that another … Read more

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A Flower Filled Gulmarg

I intended to show the Gulmarg flowers as soon as I got back from the trip, which was in September 2014. But at that time Jammu and Kashmir were badly affected by floods. It made no sense to write about rain drenched flowers when the state was facing one of its worst crisis. But those … Read more

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The Khyber Spa by L’occitane

Last month (was it really just last month!) I revisited The Khyber in Gulmarg. The agenda of this trip was getting pampered at The Kyber Spa by L’occitane. I was mailed the spa menu beforehand and I picked up Angelica as the facial and Revitalizing Aromachologie Massage. My facial was scheduled on day 1 and the … Read more

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Gulmarg on a Rainy Day

It has been difficult to write about Kashmir. I barely manged to get out before the floods. What I saw on the roads left me shaken. And yet Gulmarg on a rainy day was beautiful. The water has receded and the state will now face different set of problems. One of it would be mass … Read more

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Mist at Gulmarg

I am not a big fan of rainy weather. I absolutely detest it if I have to commute through rains. If you live in Gurgaon you know what it means generally. Before traveling to Gulmarg, I checked out the weather forecast and I was not thrilled at all. It predicted rain and then some more … Read more

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The Khyber, Gulmarg

I visited The Khyber at Gulmarg in March. And even though I have been to Ladakh is Jammu and Kashmir this was my first visit to Kashmir region. Gulmarg is the only place in Kashmir that I was able to explore. I visited the place at their invitation and what a grand place it was! … Read more

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Sky at The Khyber, Gulmarg

For today’s sky watch I present the skies from Gulmarg. I was staying at The Khyber there. And this was the view from my balcony one evening. I would love to go back one day. The Khyber, Gulmarg This post is part of Sky Watch Friday, do check them out.

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Indian Institute of Skiing and Mountaineering, Gulmarg

I first visited the Indian Institute of Skiing and Mountaineering building (Gulmarg) at night and I could not make out its features at all. Also the concentration was on not falling down while walking on the snow. Then I caught a glimpse of the Indian Institute of Skiing and Mountaineering at Gulmarg from a moving … Read more

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What Does the Picture Say to You?

I thought of trying something new today. I am going to post a picture below and you have to tell me what does the picture say to you? Snow at Gulmarg After all why should I do the story telling everyday? Some days I like to listen to stories.

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Walking on Snow? Don’t Ask!

I have to admit I am not very fond of walking on snow. My first experience of walking on snow was at my first trek, the Sar Pass Trek. And I was wearing a sneaker. If you have tried to walk on snow wearing a sneaker you know what the experience is like. If you have … Read more

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