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Buddha Statues in Ladakh - Lamayuru and Attetse Monasteries

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Buddha Statues in Ladakh - Lamayuru and Attetse Monasteries

Driving west from Leh to the start of our trek at Kanji we visit the large monastery of Lamayuru and the much smaller monastery at Atteste village.

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Tso Kar and Tso Moriri - Salt Lakes of Ladakh

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Tso Kar and Tso Moriri - Salt Lakes of Ladakh

A high altitude drive to the beautiful lakes of Tso Kar and Tso Moriri, the commemoration of a Rinpoche and the sighting of black neck cranes.

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Journey to Ladakh

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Journey to Ladakh

Journey to Ladakh The flight from Delhi to Leh is a wonderful one hour flight over the snowy peaks of the Himalaya. Sitting on the left the views are bester and you may see K2, sitting on the right makes for a more exciting landing. Coming in to land you appreciate that Ladakh is a high altitude desert, grey brown mountains with rare threads of tiny green valleys. Of course, once you’re in the landscape it’s full of colour -  greens, purples, ochres but from a distance all you see is a maze of mountains and valleys - no such thing...

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Trekking in Ladakh and Zanskar

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Trekking in Ladakh and Zanskar

We've just returned from the wonderful landscape and culture of Ladakh and Zanskar, a Buddhist region in northern India sandwiched between Kashmir and Tibet. It's an ancient culture often called Little Tibet, a high altitude desert region of mountain ranges and deep ravines. Because of its inaccessibility and proximity to the disputed borders with Pakistan and China, the first permits for visitors were only issued forty years ago. Nonetheless, change is coming, dirt roads are being constructed and you can now drive over the some of the high passes we used to trek. Local people mostly welcome the thought of new...

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