Every winter the Zanskar River in the Leh region of Jammu & Kashmir freeze over. The locals call this blanket of ice chadar and it becomes the only route to commute around the valley. And crossing this frozen river features on top of every adventure junkys ... Deccan chronicle, 1 week ago
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With a 7,000 km coastline, hundreds of rivers and waterfalls, a long monsoon and spurt in adventure outfitters, India is fast emerging as a destination for water sports. Surf with Swamis, swim with dugongs, rappel down waterfalls, attend monsoon ...Deccan Herald, 2 weeks ago
A four-member team from Odisha has conquered the Zanskar Valley braving the icy climes. Over a nine-day expedition that ended on February 4, the team covered 70 km from Tilad Do to Shingra Gongma in Leh-Ladakh region of Jammu and Kashmir. Trekking ...New Indian Express, 1 month ago
The land is so barren and the passes so high that only the dearest friends or fiercest enemies would want to visit us — Ladakhi proverb. The dense fog and the sudden snowfall had delayed my flight. I was on my way to Leh for a enchanting ...Deccan Herald, 1 month ago
Tired and inspirational pregnant women in isolated villages have to trek for 44 miles (70km) along a frozen river to reach the nearest hospital. A photographer encountered the exhausted families from Ladakh, in the Himalayan foothills, as they ...Scottish Daily Express, 1 month ago
Just one brief syllable designed for the short-of-breath, Leh is the capital of Ladakh, in India's northern trans-Himalayan region. Its position, at 3524 metres above sea level, is breathtaking - literally. The city sits in the valley of the ...Stuff.co.nz, 3 days ago
Chadar Trek REGION: Ladakh BEST TIME: January — March Chadar Trek in Ladakh is known as one of the most amazing treks one can undertake. Although the length and duration of the trek varies, it involves walking on the frozen Zanskar River.Economic Times, 2 weeks ago
(Photo: Polar Explorers) A century ago, most of the planet's residents never managed to make it farther than a few hundred miles from their birthplaces. Now, with one billion international arrivals a year, travelers are spreading into the last ...Yahoo! Malaysia, 2 weeks ago
At 3524 metres above sea level, Leh is breathtaking - literally. Just one brief syllable designed for the short-of-breath, Leh is the capital of Ladakh, in India's northern trans-Himalayan region. Its position, at 3524 metres above sea level, is ...Lakes Mail, 3 weeks ago
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