The Cold Desert of India, Nubra Valley

The weather gods gave us a hint that they were not favoring us by sending wild winds in Turtuk. Driver bhaiya said Hurry up as we bid goodbye to Turtuk at 1:45 PM with an aim to reach Hunder before sunset( because that’s the right time to see camels).

Ganesh Chaturthi Celebration In The Mountains

I had taken an early shower and cleaned the kitchen to prepare prasad. Ranjan had no idea what I was doing, he tasted prasad and my efforts went in vain. He felt so bad upon realizing it. Without wasting any time, we prepared another round of prasad with the same dedication and purity

A few hours in and around Kota during Monsoon

We parked the car 200 meters away from the bridge and rain showers added a thrill to the experience. Walking to the bridge in a shared umbrella, I ran out of words on getting the first glimpse of the Kota barrage. The waves in the water were monstrous and gigantic.

Flowers As It Is

The clouds are back in the Kullu valley of Himachal, the trails are filled with vibrant flowers and I couldn’t resist seizing them in photos. Here are some of my favorites.


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About Me

My name is Shilpa Mandara. I work as Software Engineer, a regular 9-to-6 job in an MNC. By profession, I am Software Engineer but I also enjoy slow travel life, trekking, cycling, and visiting new places. I manage weekends, long weekends, public holidays, and paid leaves to explore new places.
Thanks to my parents, I have been traveling since I was a kid. I enjoy traveling solo, with my partner, and also with family.
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