Bright, fresh and hearty with mountain air, I am back from Ladakh.
It was as beautiful as I’d heard. Miles and miles of spectacular landscape, green oases springing up in seemingly barren land, snow somewhere, rainbows elsewhere, smiling faces, sumptuous food.
But tourism has left its dirty mark, and to an extent so has development. Electric poles dot pristine settings, plastic bottles by virgin countryside, smoke billowing from army trucks. They can be quite the persistent put offs.
But let me start with day one…..