A Brief Stop at Zorawar Fort in Ladakh

The historic landmark Zorawar Fort stands on a flat ground unlike the Ladakhi tradition of building forts on hillocks. The fort museum and ruins in Leh town narrate the story of General Zorwar Singh who is also known as the Napoleon of India.

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The Room 305 of Pangong Hotel

We stayed at Pangong Hotel in Leh during September 18-October 6, 2013 as we got a good deal. Our experience was so-so. We would not book the hotel again because Leh offers several other accommodation choices. We would book a different hotel.

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The Room 201 of Pangong Hotel

We stayed at Pangong Hotel in Leh during September 18-October 6, 2013 as we got a good deal. Our experience was so-so. We would not book the hotel again because Leh offers several other accommodation choices. Next time we would try a different hotel.

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Thirty Minutes in Zorawar Museum in Leh

The tiny Zorawar Museum in Leh is a valuable repository of exhibits, full of insights into the life of brave soldiers who work in inclement weather conditions found in rough terrains of high altitude zones of the Himalayas.

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Good or Bad: Pangong Hotel

We stayed at Pangong Hotel in Leh during September 18-October 6, 2013 as we got a good deal. Our experience was so-so. We would not book the hotel again because Leh offers several other accommodation choices. We would try something different.

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Good Affordable Food at Bon Appetiti in Leh

Bon Appetiti Restaurant and French Bakery is a budget-friendly eatery on Fort Road in Leh town. The eatery dishes out vegetarian and non-vegetarian food. We have eaten here many times and observed that all locals, tourists, and travelers enjoy the meals and snacks.

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The Infant Driver from Leh

Bikers love Leh. And we spotted “the future biker,” a young kid in a big private vehicle parked near District Library, Leh, Jammu and Kashmir on September 25, 2013. He was alone. The vehicle was probably locked. But the kid was happy and busy practicing “stationary” driving.

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