Snow

People from Kaza take rest on their frozen field

First Step of Farming in Spiti

The first stage of farming in Spiti. Melting 4ft of hard snow on the fields. Sometimes its more than that. The people sprinkle ash and soil on the fields that a...
A team of mountaineers, Bharat, Prerna and Karn practice ice climbing on a frozen waterfall in Spiti valley of HimachalA team of mountaineers, Bharat, Prerna and Karn practice ice climbing on a frozen waterfall in Spiti valley of Himachal

Ice climbing a Waterfall in Spiti

For a place like Spiti, where people have been worshiping nature, adventure activities like skiing and rock climbing are considered quite foolish. There are onl...
In the mid of March, two girls accompanied by their mother going back home in Komic village to enjoy their after exam holidays in their school in Rangrik village. As the roads are covered with more than four feet of snowfall, the locals take this route from #Kaza to reach #Komic in winter and spring season.

School kids going back home

The spring season if finally here in Spiti. Spiti finally has regular supply of electricity after a month of power failure due to snowfall. The sun is shining b...
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...
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...
Tsering Dolma washing clothes in Kaza. The village people dig a hole through the frozen stream to access the flowing water beneath it to wash clothes in peak winters

Washing clothes in winters

In the month of January, after four spells of snowfall, when few more public water sources have started freezing, washing clothes got a little tricky for the pe...
A zomo walking though snow in Kaza village of Spiti

10 Pictures – December Snow in Kaza

Merry Christmas everyone! Greetings from Spiti! The temperature in Spiti is already touching -19˚C and it has snowed twice in the month of December. Even in...
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