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Friday, September 30, 2011
- 24 September, 2011, reached Leh from Delhi by a direct flight. The arrangement of our stay was in the officer's mess of BRO. Enjoyed the hospitality of the pioneers. Called a vehicle and visited Shanti Stupa, Leh Palace, Castle @Tsemo and Leh Bazar.
- 25 September, 2011, was the day of real long drive on the second highest motorable pass. Went to Pangong Tso, tso means lake. Encountered snow on the Chang La, la means a pass. You will feel altitude sickness at this place. Real enchanting experience of a beautiful high altitude lake, wild Yaks, a beautifully peaceful Hemis Gompa and the school of Phunsuk Wangdoo.
- 26 September, 2011, was our date with the majestic Khardung La. After Khardungla it was the road going towards Drass>Kargil. Visited magnetic Hill, Gurudwara Patthar Sahib, Confluence of Zanskar-Sindhu(Indus) and one more calm and quite Monastery.
- 27 September, 2011, was the day of early morning flight back to Delhi.
Friday, May 14, 2010
The news of extraordinarily hot march was reaching
It was time for me to decide about back waters. Travel websites generally speak of some destinations (backwaters) around
This program turned out to be the best part of the tour. We would have missed “GOD’s OWN COUNTRY” had we skipped this. Alleppy really a world different from the one we live in. Water and canals all around. Life is different here.
The colorful Boats
And the colorful houses catch our eyes.
Our three days were really “well spent” in every manner.
Kanyakumari was nearby and easily reachable by train as well as bus. We spent a night in Kanyakumari also. The story of three meeting sea and the sights of the Thiruvallavur statues and Vivekananda Memorial makes your trip to Kanyakumari a must.
We also visited the Suchindram temple.
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