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Buddha Statues at Kanji, Ladakh

Buddha Statues Himalaya Kanji Ladakh This Land Travel Diary Trekking in Ladakh

Buddha Statues at Kanji, Ladakh

The old village of Kanji is one of the reasons for planning this trek. We came here in 2012 at the end of a long trek from Zanskar and always wanted to return. It's a delight to explore the old lanes; the village is quiet, most people are in the fields gathering the harvest. 
The old gompa is very small but it was carefully restored a few years ago and has interesting statues of Avalokiteshvara and Tara and a couple of decent mandalas painted on the walls.

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Trekking in Ladakh, over the Timti La to Kanji

Himalaya Kanji Ladakh Silk Road Timti La Travel Diary Trekking in Ladakh

Trekking in Ladakh, over the Timti La to Kanji

One of those days where things don't go to plan. The paths are blocked by rockfalls, progress is slow, we finish the last three hours by the light of iPhones and arrive several hours after sunset.

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