The forgotten heart-wrenching tale of the Spitian fairy princess

Vey few know the tale of a mourning ‘Chau Chau’, the fiery Spitian Fairy Princess. The most beloved Mountain in Spiti has an interesting folklore only the locals know about. … More The forgotten heart-wrenching tale of the Spitian fairy princess

3 picture stories of Children of Spiti that will make your heart melt

“The Hills have eyes”. At over 14,500 feet, frolicking kids exchanging innocent banter is a common sight. In a place where time stands still, the careless shenanigans add spark to a primordial lifestyle. The voraciousness and tenacity of these young angels is a spectacle to behold. In my recent visit to Spiti, I saw a few children that caught my immediate attention. There was so much I saw and heard that warmed the cockles of my heart. Watching the kids get on with their curious ways gave so much joy. I could feel the child in me wanting to live those golden years again. … More 3 picture stories of Children of Spiti that will make your heart melt

5 absolutely good to know facts about Tibetan Prayer Flags

There is nothing more beautiful than watching fluttering of the colorful Tibetan Prayer Flags. For the vast majority of Tibetans, it is more than just a pretty piece of cloth. It is how they renew their hopes for the world by mounting new flags alongside the old. It is a sight that moves people, but only a few know its true drift. Let us simplify this for the benefit of our readers. Read on. … More 5 absolutely good to know facts about Tibetan Prayer Flags