Shimla and its surrounding hills make for a stunning sunset view. This image was taken from the Chail forest area, with Shimla hil…
Himachal Pradesh in India has many Astrophotography hotspots, lots of great locations where you can spend a night under the milky…
Heiligenblut is a small village on the foothills of the famous Großglockner, Austria's tallest peak.
Filled with picturesque vie…
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What an epic part of the world to build home.
This was taken around the "खड़ा पत्थर" ("Khada Patthar"/ "Standing stone") region…
TU Ilmenau is my Alma Mater, and exists slap bang in the middle of nowhere and everywhere, all at the same time!
Erfurt is the Capital of Thüringen, the forest state of Germany
Shimla, from the point of view of "Kasumpti" and "Vikas Nagar", which have grown to be important administrative and housing region…
The whole New Shimla region was nothing more than a dense jungle full of leopards and their prey, but it has now been filled with…
An aerial perspective of shimla's country roads, leading to the Kali Temple located near Chail, Himachal Pradesh .
This famous Kali temple is located on top of a hill near Chail, Himachal Pradesh.
It has stunning panoramic views of surrounding…
In the name of development, one side of this valley has been totally destroyed. Unfortunately, this is a common sight in Himachal.…
Jaypee University, in the himalayas
The river Baspa, flowing through the chitkul valley.
It was so windy, one of my friends had to take extreme measures to light a cigarette for himself.
The snow covered Chitkul valley. On the other side of the camera, was a school.
Quite possibly one of the most exotic schools in the world.
We saw this view and decided to proceed to the river on foot.
A small car, but it felt like the greatest car in the world at the time!
The imposing snow filled Himalayan mountains surrounding Chitkul
An avalanche closed the road, and was recently cleared by the authorities to allow traffic to flow
The road between Sangla and Chitkul was laden with peril
The loose road surface was quite slippery, but I was happy to drive carefully with that view.
One of the tremendous Himalayan peaks visible from the way.
A huge snow reserve rests in the Himalayas surrounding chitkul
One of the most beautiful peaks visible from the road to Chitkul
One of our final glimpses of the imposing mountains around Sangla before calling it a day
Some houses in Sangla, with the imposing Himalayas standing tall in the background
A kinnauri worker with his sickle in his back, as he gave us instructions
The distance was slowly falling and our anticipation was building up
A risky patch of road on the way to Sangla
The valley below Taranda Dhank
Quite possibly one of the most dangerous roads in the world
A corner along the road to Kinnaur, near Taranda Dhank
A tunnel shortly before Taranda dhank, highlighting a damaged guard rail
Tibetan prayer flags tied to a bridge, to hope for luck and safety
A beautiful little himalayan bird.
My friends standing on the edge of the road staring at mountains on the other side
A state-run bus on the way to Sangla and beyond, from Chitkul
A long exposure photograph of Shimla at night.
My friend Sameer, illuminated by a bonfire.
Though her exact age is unknown, we estimate she's a centenarian.
The beautiful Ilmenau lakes look even prettier from the sky
My father's apple orchard in Himachal Pradesh, with anti-hail nets installed
The Neuschwanstein Castle in Bavaria (Germany)
The remains of the Ehrenberg castle (Tyrol, Austria)
This is what I always imagined a valley in the alps would look like. I wasn't disappointed.
A swiss flag marks swiss territory in the alps (Stelvio, Italy)