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Hills around Rumbak

Julley Ladakh

June 22nd 2013
To escape from Siliguri required Tatkal (last minute, held-in-check) train tickets that can only be purchased the day before departure. These always go on sale at 10 a.m., although the wise (desperate) start queuing well before 7 a.m. We arrived at a little after six and were still not the first in line. At around 8.30 a.m. officials began compiling lists for order-of-service at each of the three ... read more
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Indian Flag The Indus Valley civilization, one of the oldest in the world, dates back at least 5,000 years. Aryan tribes from the northwest invaded about 1500 B.C.; their merger with the earlier Dravidian inhabitants created the classical Indian culture. Arab in... ... read more
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9th June 2015

Colours
Love the colours in this one. Is it an early morning or evening shot?
9th June 2015

A good question...
Unfortunately I really don't know for sure... Judging by the light i'd say early morning, but i'd be guessing. We spent so much time trekking/busing at both times that it could have been either. That said Ladakh is blessed with a multitude of such rock-scapes; seriously they are everywhere. There are also snow leopards in those parts. We're considering returning for a "lock-in" (as determined by the snow) for three months as then they are an everyday sight... Truly spectacular country and extremely nice people too.

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