How One Man’s Vision Brought Education to a Remote Ladakhi Village
An education crusader from Ladakh's isolated Taisuru village shares his journey of starting the village's first school making education accessible to those who cannot afford it
From nomadic roots to social entrepreneurship in Ladakh
From creating local employment to donating solar lamps to nomads in a remote Ladakhi region, a 38-year-old semi-nomadic entrepreneur from Leh is taking everyone along to develop a flourishing ecosystem that supports local artisans
Stories from Unexplored Ladakh
A curated collection of experiences that offer a glimpse of life in Ladakh. Local storytellers share anecdotes, legends, and personal beliefs.
How a Remote Ladakhi Valley Transformed from Hunting to Conserving Wildlife
A social activist from Ladakh shares the story of Markha Valley’s incredible transformation into a place where humans and wildlife coexist in peace; where one might just spot a snow leopard from a rooftop!
One Ladakhi Girl’s Journey from Darkness to Light
What does it take for a young girl in a remote village in Ladakh’s Markha Valley to make the journey from darkness to light?
A 1000 Year Old Monastery That Was Built Overnight
A resident of Sumda Chenmo village in Ladakh’s Markha region writes about the revered Sumda Chun Monastery – believed to be built in one single night
A 600 Year Old Celebration on the Shores of Pangong Lake
At 14,000 feet, as the frozen Pangong Lake melts, a village shakes off its winter slumber with the Maan Deram Chenmo festival - but things are changing.
Phugtal Monastery: The 2500 Year Old Cave of Liberation
In Ladakh’s Zanskar Valley, a 3-hour trek and a hanging wooden bridge leads to Phugtal Monastery, built around an ancient cave.
The Hanging Lifeline of Zanskar
Centuries-old hanging wooden bridges connect the most remote villages of Ladakh’s Zanskar Valley – but only 5 remain to this day.
Letters from the Bronze Age
A postman from Ladakh's Zanskar region shares his fascination with its ancient treasure – petroglyphs dating back thousands of years.