Winter

Winter in the Himalayan valley of Spiti in Himachal Pradesh, India

As it snows heavily, a local Spitian walks through snow to collect water in the month of March

Winter won’t end in March

It's the first week of March and Spiti is without electricity for the past seventeen days. Before that, there was no power for nine days. Hence no frequent post...

Evening tea at Kaza

When the winter progresses in Spiti valley, the sweet shops and food joints close down. In the month of January, only two food joints are open in Kaza village, ...
A kid walks with a sledge made of plastic water pipes and wood through the lanes of Kaza village of Spiti on 25th Jan, 2015.

Sledging through Kaza

A kid walks with a sledge made of plastic water pipes and wood through the lanes of Kaza village of Spiti on 25th Jan, 2015. A kid walks with a sledge made of...
Icicles formed on the frozen clothes left outside to dry in Kaza village of Spiti, Himachal Pradesh, India on 17 Jan, 2014. The temperature is dipping down to -20.3˚C in this small valley in the western Himalayas.

Frozen clothes in Kaza

After washing the clothes in the frozen stream, its time for them to dry. It takes three to four days of clear weather to dry the clothes. After every sunset, t...