The tiny hamlet of Shoja is perched high above the Tirthan Valley with the tall Dhauladhars in the horizon. It serves as a good base to explore the Jalori Pass.
India Travel Inspirations is a set of inspiring pictures from our trips to India. As part of this project we will publish one such picture everyday for a year (365 days) starting from Jan 1st 2013.
Before us, three local, traditionally dressed women, with spinning, prayer wheels in hand, did the same. A rough cut sheep skin with long, white fur, hanging off their shoulders caught our eye.
Pahalgam is a set in the lush green valley along the Lidder River. Surrounded by pine forests and snowcapped mountains, Pahalgam is one of the more popular destinations in Kashmir.
Suru Valley is a beautiful rugged valley in the Ladakh region, which is drained by River Suru, a tributary of Indus river. One has to pass through Suru Valley to reach Zanskar.
Vashisht, about 4 Kms from Manali, is a hamlet along the eastern slopes of Beas river. It is popular with both domestic and foreign tourists, albeit for different reasons.
Darjeeling, a popular summer destination during the days of the Raj, is a lovely Victorian town amongst the lofty Himalayan foothills.