Our Stories from Kyushu, Japan

Being an avid fan of belching, erupting active volcanoes, the Kyushu volcano of Sakurajima has been on my to-visit list for a while. Being Japan’s most active and one of the world’s most active, I just have to see it. Soon I find myself making my way from Tokyo, via Kyoto, all the way to Kagoshima, the city at the western end of Japan’s main islands, right in the shadow of Sakurajima itself. Then we backtrack to visit beautiful Nagasaki and industrious Fukuoka.

The Nubra Valley of Ladakh, India

We travel to Nubra Valley, to experience the beauty of Ladakh wilderness, a part of the former Silk Road, which now borders Pakistan and China.

The Indus River Way, India

Today we decide to visit interesting spots along the Leh – Srinagar Highway while gawking at the spectacular Indus River and avoiding rockfalls along its gorges.

The City of Leh in Northern India

Arrival at Leh in northern India and getting our altitude acclimatisation and orientation done. The place is almost 11,000 feet above sea level, and at the risk of altitude sickness.