The home-stay Markha Valley trek in the Hemis National Park is one of the most popular in Ladakh. It was also our final trek in the region having enjoyed stunning walking in Ladakh’s Suru and
The North Indian region of Ladakh is home to the country’s highest mountains, including the magnificent Himalayan Range. With dozens of peaks, it’s a trekker’s paradise and a region I’ve been excited to visit for many years.
Our reason for visiting northern India was to go trekking. Unlike the rest of the country which is experiencing sweltering heat and monsoon rains, July and August is hiking season in Jammu and Kashmir (the state of J&M includes Ladakh –...
Mount Mulanje is a giant massif that rises steeply from the tea fields of southern Malawi’s Mulanje district. Known locally as the ‘Islands in the Sky’ because they’re often in cloud, the mountain comprises 20 peaks above 2,500 m.