The most interesting part of the book is the trip to Ladakh which he made during the summer of 1896. From Srinagar to Leh, a distance of 224 miles, was covered in 12 days. On the way he stopped at several places, including Kargil, capital of Purik district and narrates several interesting incidents. Finally he reached Ladakh the 'wonderful country of Monasteries and lakes.' He saw Leh from some miles built on the rocks around Leh. The view of Suru river, charmed him most and "reminded me of pictures of heaven which I had seen in Children's picture books".