Perfect Strangers

This life is truly underrated. I have said this to myself so many times now, that I reckon it has become an enlightenment of sorts. Months ago, when I was volunteering with Ecosphere in Spiti I met my co-volunteer, Sonali in Manali. We were just about to start our journey from Manali to Kaza and…

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The serene statue of Buddha in Langza.

This was taken in the evening when I was returning from my unsuccessful attempt at herding the cattle! Amrita DasAmrita is a freelance travel writer and professional travel blogger. She has been contributing to some of the top publications in India and internationally. She propagates female solo travel and shares her experiences from off-beat, culture…

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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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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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