The Kee Monastery in Spiti, Himachal Pradesh

On my first solo trip, I got a chance to visit the Kee Monastery. It looks this special on a clear day with the greenhouse on the right and the farming fields in the lower centre.   Amrita DasAmrita is a freelance travel writer and professional travel blogger. She has been contributing to some of…

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Le Pondy- Give time a break

In August 2011, three of us travelled to Pondicherry (Puducherry), India. This was not our first time to the place but it’s remarkably special how a familiar destination can redefine our close friendships into unforgettable moments. Pondicherry is one of India’s Union Territory with a beautiful coast line. It has a very strong influence of…

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Volunteering with Ecosphere, Spiti

A sensible friend asked me, ‘why are you doing this?’ without any mistrust, only curiosity. My answer, ‘I just feel like it.’ That was a month before I left for Kaza from Bombay. I was not sure of very many things at that point, only that I was going to experience Himachal like never before….

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