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Snowbound

Published September 4th, 2013

Date-15-16 june 2013

Location-in between "leh" to "manali" , north india

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leh%E2%80%93Manali_Highway

Those photographs I have made when we trapped under heavy snow in a 15000 ft high Himalayan road, one of the highest road in the world. Between leh and manli town in north India, there is no one to help the travellers as the location 200 km from nearest locality or petrol pump , only one shelter was there , a roadside temporary fast-food dhaba ( restaurant) , the owner was a friendly Tibetan woman , whose family come to India as refugee from Tibet after Chinese occupation,

Next day morning we expect the weather will be clear, but unfortunately we trapped in the snow, the road was almost out of sight due to whole night snowfall

After waiting hours for help from BRO (border road organisation of India) people start clearing road as BRO was not able to come due to bad weather

Here is some shots I have taken during the total episode, for me it’s a great experie ...

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