9/7/2009 to 9/15/2009 | Himachal Pradesh , India

Dodging falling rocks on the way to Kalpa, Kinnaur


Is it possible to be simultaneously both jinxed and lucky?  I think I may fall into that category with respect to my travels to Spiti and Kinnaur.   Last year a the snow storm stranded me in Kaza for nine days and prevented my planned visit to Kinnaur, however I was very fortunate […]

9/5/2010 to 9/6/2010 | Himachal Pradesh , India

Dhankar Gompa


Leaving Mud and the Pin Valley behind I stopped for a day at Dhankar a beautifully set high above the Spiti Vally with a old Gompa perched on a rocky crag above the city.