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Revisiting Leh and Ladakh

Confluence of Indus and Zanskar rivers I still remember that night, many years ago, on the banks of the Indus on the outskirts of Leh. A full moon glowed silver, bright enough to read by. As I gazed upon a footbridge festooned with hundreds of ... Business Standard India, 2 weeks ago

In the land of the demigods

With Tibet to the east and home to three stunning Himalayan ranges, Kinnaur in Himachal Pradesh boasts of a colourful culture and beautiful people, says Geetanjali Krishna. Photographs: Nick Irvine-Fortescue/Creative Commons It's a bumpy ride to Kalpa. The hills seem alive, kicking up rock falls and landslides that make the highway, if one can call it that, a bumpy nightmare. A solitary earth mover, defeated by the stony terrain and high altitude, lies abandoned by the hillside, and as the ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago
Al Jazeera

Homestays for snow leopards in the Himalayas

Ladakh, India - On a recent June evening, as the sun cast the day's final, crimson rays over the mountains surrounding Saspochey, a hamlet at 3,658 metres in the Indian Himalayan region of Ladakh, Sherab Dolma prepared her living room for guests. ...
 Yahoo! Maktoob News2 weeks ago
Al Jazeera

India holds elections in remote Himalayas

Conducting polls for lone parliamentary seat in Indian-administered Kashmir's Ladakh region is big logistical nightmare. Leh, Ladakh - One of India's highest electoral battlegrounds is at 15,000 feet - Anlay Phu - tucked among the jagged mountains ...
 Al Jazeera2 weeks ago

Hidden dangers of touristic Ladakh

Behind Ladakh's fascinating and undisturbed tourist destination hidden are dangers not meant for children and seniors, writes Sanjay Kare of Schiffer & Menezes. Fascinated towards the landscape of Ladakh and aware of its harsh climate my wife and I ...
 Navhind Times3 weeks ago
Outlook Traveller

12 Indian rivers where you can go rafting

These 12 rivers offer some excellent rafting opportunities that can extend from a couple of hours to a full day Philip Larson/Flickr Shankar S/Flickr Siddarth Nagi/Flickr Barapole Tucked inside Coorg, Karnataka, the Barapole River passes ...
 Outlook Traveller3 weeks ago

10 lesser-known UNESCO World Heritage Sites in India

Map of Heritage Sites in India 10 Lesser Known UNESCO World Heritage Sites From India That Should Have Us Swelling With Pride India is a land known for its cultural heritage. Marking a spectacular memorandum of its glorious past, 32 world heritage ...
 MSN News US4 weeks ago

Melting snow pushes up temperature in hills

MANALI: Snow on hills has started to melt rapidly following sudden rise in temperature in the past 72 hours. All snow-fed rivers and water streams of the state are in spate and water level is increasing every day. Water level of Beas, Parvati, ...
 Times of India1 month ago

A holiday in Kinnaur, the land of demigods

Chitkul is the last village on the Indo-Tibetan border It's a bumpy ride to Kalpa. The hills seem alive, kicking up rock falls and landslides that make the highway, if one can call it that, a bumpy nightmare. A solitary earth mover, defeated by ...
 Business Standard India1 month ago

Nature calling: Plan a quick getaway to Chamba or Kokkrebellur

ET-Travel suggests you take a casual day off at work to make the most of an extended weekend in coming months. Here's where you can head to... Upcoming holidays in July 2015 Friday, July 17, 2014 — Eid-ul Fitr. Saturday, July 18 — Jagannath ...
 Economic Times1 month ago
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