Himachal Pradesh in India has many Astrophotography hotspots, lots of great locations where you can spend a night under the milky…
Could there be a link between spirituality and high altitude regions of the world, where access to the night sky is unrestricted?…
What an epic part of the world to build home.
This was taken around the "खड़ा पत्थर" ("Khada Patthar"/ "Standing stone") region…
The river Baspa, flowing through the chitkul valley.
Quite possibly one of the most exotic schools in the world.
A small car, but it felt like the greatest car in the world at the time!
The imposing snow filled Himalayan mountains surrounding Chitkul
The road between Sangla and Chitkul was laden with peril
One of the tremendous Himalayan peaks visible from the way.
One of our final glimpses of the imposing mountains around Sangla before calling it a day
A risky patch of road on the way to Sangla
A corner along the road to Kinnaur, near Taranda Dhank
Tibetan prayer flags tied to a bridge, to hope for luck and safety
A beautiful little himalayan bird.
A state-run bus on the way to Sangla and beyond, from Chitkul
As it starts snowing, tourists and locals gather in celebration.
"Dhoop" are traditional forms of incense sticks that are hand rolled into this shape and ignited.