Category: Nubra Valley

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Humans of Wanderlust: Muzaffar, Dal Lake

Muzaffar Lungroo was born on April 26, 1977 in the Dal Lake area of Srinagar. He is the youngest of three sons. His family includes his two older brothers and their families as well as his wife. Muzaffar handles his family business of welcoming people and letting them have a luxury houseboat experience. To us at tlow, he is Muzaffar bhai. His favourite time pass is watching movies. So all day,…

A hundred days in Ladakh

Ladakh is a land where culture resides in the heart of everyone. It is the land where the feeling of peace and happiness is visible on every individual's face. The best part of being in Ladakh is that you get to see and experience many things which are not there in any other part of the world, other than the Himalayas. What comes to mind when you think of Ladakh?…

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Humans of Wanderlust: Lubzin Lolo from Ladakh

Lubzin Lolo affectionately called 'Lolo' by the tlow team because that's how he simplifies his name is 55 years old. He works with the Archaeological department of India as a caretaker of different monuments around Ladakh. His family includes his mother, father, wife, a daughter and three sons. Two of his sons are already settled as an Army person in Leh town and as a professor in Bangalore. Lolo’s third…

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Humans of Wanderlust: Abdul Gani Dar from Hunder, Nubra Valley

Introduction: Abdul Gani Dar was born in Hunder, a village in the Leh district of Jammu and Kashmir. It is located in Nubra Tehsil, on the bank of Shyok River. He is pursuing a distant educational M.A in Urdu from Kashmir University. The Green willow cottage is based near Powerhouse stream in Hunder. The cottage started on 11th July 2018. TLOW was the first group with whom Abdul has started his…

TLOW diary | Week 9 – Ladakh

August 2017 While I sit here facing a range of foggy mountains, I could do nothing but relate this trip to my favorite song. How the girl gets tired of her day in and day out job. She then decides for once and all to leave everything behind and be one with the road. She lives in a tent, bathes in the river and wakes up to the mountains. It's…

10 things to do in Tur-Tuk, Ladakh

Tur-tuk is a tiny Baltic village on the border of India and Pakistan. It is surely the prettiest village in whole of Ladakh, if not in all of India. Here are a list of things to do while in the village of Turtuk. 1. Pluck apricots Backpack to Turtuk in July or August and you'll have an over dose on apricots. The whole village is literally littered with the fruit. …

10 things to do in Hunder, Ladakh

Hunder, the bustling tourist village in Nubra Valley, Ladakh has a lot more to offer than just the camel ride and pictures in traditional Ladakhi attire. Here are a list of things to do in the desert village of Hunder. 1. Sand Dunes The star attraction in the village is the desert sand dunes which over the years has become one of the main tourist hot spots in Ladakh.  Walk…

10 things to do in Nubra Valley, Ladakh

Nubra Valley, the prettiest of all the valleys in the entire Trans-Himalayas, has a lot of offer to travellers from crossing the world's highest motorable road to dune biking and camel rides in the desert. Here are a list of things to do in Nubra Valley. 1. Khardungla Selfie At 18,380 Ft ASL, the world's highest pass it's totally okay and fine to take a couple of selfies with the…

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