India

India (Ep. 5) – General travel tips and recommendations (1)

2019-08-04T15:51:02+00:00 August 4th, 2019|Tags: , |

Every time I tell someone that I love India, most of the times I get reactions like: India? Isn’t it crowded and dirty? Or, best case: I don’t know what to expect, I don’t know if I would like such a trip. So, if you decided to give India a chance (and I am telling [...]

Best food and tea in India (1)

2019-04-29T17:43:43+00:00 April 29th, 2019|Tags: , , |

If you are planning to travel to India for the first time, what would you choose to taste? The absolutely delicious naan, a salty and … pink tea or a food that is addictive? The first thing that crosses your mind when I mention Indian food is spicy food, right? Well, Indian food uses lots [...]

India (Ep. 4).Picnic at 3000 m altitude and temperatures as in Alaska

2019-02-02T21:18:55+00:00 January 3rd, 2019|Tags: , , |

I’m traveling now for almost one week and I feel like I have been here for over a month. I must be lucky because I’m in a friendly and balanced group. Today we are driving through the Suru Valley. But first, we stop for a hot cup of tea. We are in a small town [...]

India (Ep. 3).Zoji La – one of the most adventurous passes in India

2019-02-02T22:42:59+00:00 December 23rd, 2018|Tags: , , , |

We continued our journey through Sind Valley where I could easily see that we are approaching a more touristic area. We are in the upper area of the Himalayas and we are heading to our final destination: Sonmarg (2728 m|8950 FT), the last base camp for those that climb the Himalayas on this [...]

India (Ep.2).Kashmir and the ice water

2019-03-07T16:11:39+00:00 November 15th, 2018|Tags: , , , |

On the streets of Srinagar you will see lots of soldiers due to the tumultuous history between India and Pakistan and because it’s so close to the border. Besides the visual impact when you see them, I felt safe during the entire trip in the area. So knowing the context you should not have any [...]

India (Ep.1).Getting ready for the trip and first impression

2019-03-15T21:08:23+00:00 November 7th, 2018|Tags: , , |

This summer when I received the invite to travel to India I was very happy because I didn’t had the chance to explore other places outside Europe before. So, after I received the itinerary, I started to search for more details about the region where we spent most of the time: Jammu and Kashmir. And [...]