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    The Shadow of Climate Change on “Chadar Trek”

    February 1, 2016

    The winter in the Himalayas attracts the high adrenaline adventurers around the globe to the cold desert town of Leh for the Chadar Trek. The Zanskar valley in Ladakh turned into a bride decorated in the glacial beauty on the onset of the hypothermic winter. As the winter casts its cold spell, the mercury rushes to the south and the ferocious Zanskar River flowing through remote and wild Zanskar valley turns to a frozen ice sheet (locally called as “Chadar”…

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    Yurutse:The incredible story of Ringzin Dorjee

    There is no electricity,no school,no hospital,no road, no water supply,no mobile network,no market,no community hall and no post office .Name the basic and modern facilities it is not there.The nearest motorable road is 15…

    January 22, 2016
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    The Winter Odyssey to Markha Valley

    “The winter is brutal and unforgiving here.It will not spare you from its nerve-wrecking cold on the valley.It will get into your nerves making you shiver to the bone with its freezing air.You will…

    January 21, 2016
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    On the snow leopard’s trails

    It was early April and the winter was still cuddling with the Himalayas.The road connectivity to Leh was closed due to snow piling on the high mountain passes.The tourist season was one and half…

    April 7, 2015
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    The Stok Kangri Expedition 2014

    The cold desert was hosting the monsoon for a date.The dark clouds in the thundering sky were camping in the hill town.It was drizzling and the showering soft snowflakes were melting to water on…

    March 14, 2015