That school at Aru Valley

That school at Aru Valley

It was day 4 of our Kashmir trip and after an overnight stay at Pahalgam, we set out for local sight seeing tours around Pahalgam. This consisted of Aru Valley and table top, Betaab Valley and Chandanwari. But this is not about these tourist spots but the school at...
Hazratbal – as we saw it

Hazratbal – as we saw it

We caught it’s glimpse, as we were travelling alongside Dal Lake. This was the first day in Kashmir and we were out on a  day tour of Srinagar and surrounding areas. This felt like a long day, especially after a sumptuous wazwan (traditional Kashmir lunch) and...
The small home bakery – Kashmir stories

The small home bakery – Kashmir stories

At times the picture says a lot more than the words. One our way to Gulmarg from Pahalgam we came across this small home bakery . A family baking together and running the store embraced us the travellers as if we were a part of the family. Known as Kandoor, they bake these small breads for the village community