Reckong Peo bus station
first sight of kiner Kailash at 6 am
first sight of kiner Kailash at 6 am it was difficult to click photograph due to cold
Kinner Kailash from Kalpa school
Children at Kalpa,i had asked for the dog and the one holding was not willing to give it,though his friends tried to ask him to give away the dog...he was so sonfused ha ha
up the way to Chakha pastures
trekking uphill finding our own way among the hills
the waterways...best way to reach
the upper reaches where the snow has just melted
making our way uphill i was lagging behind so the pictures are...
first sign of snow......
wild flowers.......blooming as soon as the snow has melted
pastures still under cover of snow
best view of Kinner Kailash
Kailash ...there is a shivling kind formation which people worship...
the way downhill as steep as uphill
on both side of the path are apple orchard...all ready to bloom in few days time...we were a bit early but managed to see few trees bloom
Reckong peo market
Reckong peo market from the internrt cafe
the tree in full bloom
apricots and almonds had started flowering but majority were still dormant and leafless
check the cut
mandir on the way to sangla
Baspa valley hydro project at sangla
temple and monastry at Sangla
Sangla village traditional houses
upwards to sangla kanda
sangla valley below
snow still not melted
snow more than 2-3 foot...the path has disappeared under the snow...at times our foot went inside the snow till the knees...and we did scream due to uncertanity...
where is the road.......
snow and snow.........
Sangla kanda lake
the lake house........ha ha
the mountains beyond the lake
me as tall as mountains behind
sangla view from the opposite side
At karchham...directions to sangla and peo
the first three seats of Kaza bus will be occupied by postage...so make sure you do not sit there ....an effective way to send and receive mails
lippa jungi...where there is a chk post...as inner line begins...non indian nationals have to submit a permit before entering the valley
trees in full bloom
Spiti/Satluj sangam....the beautiful Stiti merges with the rough and muddy Sutlug ...looses its identity just few metres down the line
Kid near centerview dhaba...........
desperately waiting for vehicle to Shelhker...as all the guest houses at Nako was closed
lady from Nako
menfolk spending their time with a game of tibetian dice............
River spiti below...creation of natural dam.........