Lovely Ladakh

Lovely Ladakh
 
 Double-humped Bactrian camelThe dunes of Nubra valley
Left: Double-humped Bactrian camels, which in olden days were the main mode of transport on the Ladakh-Yarkhand (Turkmanistan) trade. are quite popular today as a convenient mode of transport for the locals. Right: Along the eastern edge of Karakoram Range lies Nubra Valley, at an altitude of around 10,000 ft above sea level.
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Sharath Ahuja
Indian Institute of Science,
Bangalore
The enigmatic Nubra Valley Signboard for camel safari
Left: Situated along the ancient caravan route of Central Asia, enigmatic Nubra Valley can be reached only by road through Khardung La (18,380 ft), the highest motorable road in the world! Right: Camel safaris are yet another way to see the valley.
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