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The Khyber

Tweet I visited The Khyber at Gulmarg in March. And even though I have been to Ladakh is Jammu and Kashmir this was my first visit to Kashmir region. Gulmarg is the only place in Kashmir that I was able to explore. I visited the place at their invitation and what a grand place it [...]

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Tweet For today’s sky watch I present the skies from Gulmarg. I was staying at The Khyber there. And this was the view from my balcony one evening. I would love to go back one day. The Khyber, Gulmarg This post is part of Sky Watch Friday, do check them out.

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Tweet There was a time in my life when I just used to click pictures. I knew nothing about the lights, I knew nothing about composition, I knew nothing about the ISO, F stop and all that. But I liked to click pictures. Then along the way I picked up my DSLR and I started [...]

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Tweet Gulmarg Gondola is a Jammu and Kashmir state government initiative. I am sure it is aimed at giving an access to the slopes for skiing. But then it is available for a joy ride too. And we went for the joy ride. You can find the details of the rope way and the ticket [...]

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Tweet Before arriving at Gulmarg I had vaguely heard of Kahwa. By the end of the trip I became a die hard fan of the drink. Every time I had tea at The Khyber at Gulmarg it was Kahwa. They have a dedicated tea lounge called Chaikash. It was a much frequented place by all [...]

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Tweet I have seen snow fall before. I have in fact been inside a tent when snow fell and then you have to get up and beat the tent roof so that the snow falls of and your tent doesn’t collapse. But here is a snowfall at Gulmarg which I enjoyed from my hotel balcony. [...]

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