Kashmir 2014 | Day 8 Ladakh : cold desert

    woke up to a frozen tap water.

    our tent in Apple Cottage Camp

    Apple blossom

    Bactrian Camel with characteristic double humps and long fur

    a camel ride at the sand dunes costs Rs100-200

    Diskit Monastery

    beautiful Nubra Valley as seen from Diskit

    a very big statue of Maitreya Buddha with the Himalayas as backdrop

    little monks

    Cold desert of Nubra Valley , Ladakh , India
    the desert is cold because the average altitude of the valley is about
   10,000 ft. ( 3048 meters ) above the sea level

   13 April - 22 April 2014
   Day 8 : Nubra Valley

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