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Darcha Padum02

Darcha Padum Trek
(Part II)

The trek ahead of Khee village is quite level.
The chortens start coming outside the villages. The fields of Kuru village provide a
welcome change from the barren hill all around.

The weaving is a good winter past time for the villagers

Our horses crossing the Kuru village.
Far in the distance the village of Teta is visible.

Horses are men best friends in these parts.

First view of the Phuktal Gompa.
The gorge of blue water Tsarap Chu is narrow with red cliffs rising on both sides.

The Phuktal Gompa.

The camping site of Pepul is around the structure in the center.

The camp site at Reru is next to a small lake.

The Burdun Gompa. Now the road is passing just below it.

Padum, the capital of Zanskar. A road leads from here to Kargil.

Sunset at Padum.
On may end the trek here and move out to Kargil.

Darcha-Padum Photos I

Darcha-Padum Trek


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