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The Zanskar region gets totally cut off from the rest of the world in the harsh winters. The Chadar, the frozen Zanskar river, is then the only way to connect with the outer regions. Zanskaris even today, have to walk the Chadar couple of times every year, for many of the basic necessities of life.For all it's serenity, the Chadar can be quite treacherous, with frequent land slides & flash floods occurring intermittently.

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