Thousands of years ago, some magnificent human being, rolled a log and understood that man can travel from one place to another, faster. Then came the wheel. Then came the engine. Finally, came the motor bike. Anyone who tells you that bikes are supposed to take you from point A to point B, well how should one say this without sounding extreme, deserves to be avoided. Forever.
What empowers a woman? Rather, what empowers you as a woman? After reading at least one or two crimes against women in India, it almost feels as if the country is not safe for women. Amidst all of this how can you, as a woman, empower yourself?
Yes, everyone has been to Delhi at least once in her/his lifetime. Yes, everyone knows the famous places in Delhi. Yet, Delhi is like a poetic puzzle, always having something unexplored, unheard of.
Royal Enfield said in one of their ads – Mountains call us all. The difference is what we say back. There is something about the mountains. Whether it is the mystery that the clouds create by surrounding the peak, or the view of the world from the top or the echo in your voice or just the feel of having conquered something when you reach the hilltop – the journey of finding what you want to say back, is probably one of the most fulfilling emotions mankind can experience.
When you hear Ladakh, what comes to your mind? Royal Enfields? Biking groups? Treks? Tents? Lack of luxury? Well, you are not incorrect you are just misinformed. Although they are a few sides of Ladakh, they are not the only sides.