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Bodies of famed American climbers Lowe, Bridges found in Himalayas

(Source: www.channelnewsasia.com)

REUTERS: The bodies of renowned U.S. mountaineers Alex Lowe and David Bridges, who were killed in a 1999 avalanche in the Himalayas, have been found by another pair of climbers, according to a charity founded and run by Lowe’s widow. 311 more words

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Travel Tales - 2 - The Ranikhet Adventures

Travel Tales – 1 – Road To Ranikhet 

Unlike many of the travelers and tourists we weren’t carrying any expensive DSLR cameras so all the pix are clicked from the mobile cams. 3,643 more words

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You better be Walking in the hills!!

Walks at the Festival

The best way to experience the mountains, especially when you are up here in Landour, is to just take a walk. Big Gig always aims to bring this hillside experience and provides options of walks and small hikes. 239 more words
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Bodies of Climbers Found 16 Years After Himalayan Avalanche

The families of renowned climbers Alex Lowe and David Bridges received some closure last week when the remains of both men were finally found 16 years after they were killed by a Himalayan avalanche, according to a statement on the Alex Lowe Charitable Foundation’s… 339 more words

Vehicles pass through a snow bound Zojila pass

Vehicles pass through a snow bound Zojila pass, 108 kilometers (67 miles) east of Srinagar, the summer capital of Kashmir.

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Hardwar, Rishikesh....Mansarovar

When our family visited Delhi for my nephew’s wedding in July of 2003, little did I realize that my thoughts about mother nature would change forever. 305 more words

2- Wheeled Escapades: Kathmandu to Daman.

Classic but gruelling on-road ride over a 2488m pass, culminating with incomparable Himalayan views at Daman. The ride begins on the Kathmandu- Pokhara Hwy, which gives the only access to the valley.

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