Whenever the mention of Ladakh happens, the next question is usually something like this “Isn’t that where parts of the movie 3 Idiots was shot?”. Well, yes! To be precise it was shot at the famous Pangong Tso lake in Ladakh; the beauty of which isn’t justified in the pictures you see circulating or on the internet.
Tourists usually come down the famous Chang La pass to Tsoltak and finally to Durbuk. Durbuk is a little stop over for bikers and others for refreshments. There are a couple of places that sell momos, thukpa, noodles and many such food items for a traveller who has covered that distance. There is also a store that sells some souvenirs and warm clothing among the chain of restaurants. However, there is a very special shop whose shutter you will always find shut. But there is a way!