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Karsha Monastery | Zanskar | Ladakh

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Karsha Monastery | Zanskar | Ladakh

Zanskar is adjacent to Ladakh in northern India sandwiched between Kashmir and Western Tibet. We’ve been to Karsha on three occasions, in 2008 we finished our 11 day trek from Lamayuru at the nearby village of Pishu. The drive along the rough track from Pishu to Karsha takes an hour. The large, 11th century monastery makes a dramatic site as it comes into view clinging to the steep rocky hillside. Below, the valley opens wide into a flat plain that reaches the town of Padum, oval fields are ripening into different colours, snow capped Zanskar mountains behind. We’d planned to arrive on...

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