JK Tourist Bungalow at Rangdum in Kargil: A Review

Twin bed room in JK Tourist Bungalow at Rangdum in Kargil

JK Tourist Bungalow at Rangdum in Kargil promises a good night’s sleep but does not ensure comfort of an attached bathroom. The guests cannot expect a lavish meal but they can enjoy the unpolluted Suru River and nude ranges of the Himalayas. Some of these ranges wear snow caps that…

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Amenities at HRTC Bus Stand in Manali

Advance booking and enquiry counters at Manali Bus Stand

Manali has a small congested bus stand within easy walking distance of the Mall Road and HPTDC Beas Hotel. The stand surrounded by haphazardly constructed buildings offers only basic amenities during daytime. Let’s check what to expect from HRTC Bus Stand in Manali. Office Information counters at the bus stand…

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A Glimpse of Pragpur Pond: An Ancient Water System

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Pragpur is a home to prag (pollen) that colourful blossoms produce in spring, an ancient water system, and old beautiful buildings. The people of Pragpur still maintain the ancient water system, consisting of a pond and nakki. Let’s take a look at the Pragpur Pond of the medieval village located in Kangra Valley,…

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1-Kg Paratha from Srinagar: Amusing Ignorance

Food you should try in Srinagar, Jammu Kashmir

Travels reveal the truth about various aspects of our lives. Travels also reveal how ignorant we are of the truth despite of long spells of formal education. Some of the revelations are really amusing. Here are two anecdotes. At Alpine Hut in Rangdum, Kargil, I met two canteen boys who…

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6 Attractions along ATS W-39 Followed by Delhi-Leh Flight

Himalayan Landforms Seen from Delhi-Leh Flight

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Delhi-Leh flight, a destination in itself, follows air traffic service (ATS) route W-39. The route between 77 and 78 degrees of longitude passes over 4 Indian states: Delhi, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, and Jammu and Kashmir. While covering aerial distance of about 856 kilometres, the aeroplane flies over the plains of…

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JK Tourist Bungalow II: A Cheap Safe Hotel in Kargil

JK Tourist Bungalow II: Review of Cheap Safe Hotel in Kargil

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A cheap safe hotel in Kargil, Jammu and Kashmir (JK) Tourist Bungalow II, located opposite Hussani Park, is an old traditional wooden structure facing the Suru River. The structure within easy walking distance of the bus stands, taxi stands, and Lal Chowk is in reasonably good condition. The unmanicured garden…

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