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Pilgramige to Kailash in Tibet - Part 2

Since time immemorial spiritual seekers are drawn to circumambulate Mount Kailash. As per ancient mythology it resembles the spiritual center of the univsere, the naval of the world. 1,737 more words

Himalayas

Expect the Unexpected (from Mother)

Tonight we had our first official expedition planning meeting. The first suggestion from my mother, a woman who not five minutes earlier had scoffed at the notion of boarding a train with a backpack, was Everest Base Camp. 50 more words

Disabled Travel

Mountain Village Community Work

It’s hard to describe how beautiful this area of the lower Himalayas is. It’s the sort of beauty that feels like it’s filling up your soul as you stand there trying to take it all in. 783 more words

Rain Shadow

That side of the mountain which does not get much rain is known as the Rain Shadow. The winds after crossing the summits of the mountains descend along the slopes on the other side of the mountains , but in descending they get warmed up and become dry. 81 more words

Geography

The River Of Death | Episode 5 | My Epic Adventure | Journey To The Himalayas

The expedition crew crosses the Shyok, an unpredictable river, prone to flooding.

Due to a lack of the necessary military permissions, Rosh takes leave from the core mountaineering team, as they head onwards to their objective: the the mighty Shahi Kangri. 198 more words

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Plan B - Nya Kangri | Episode 7 | My Epic Adventure | Journey To The Himalayas  

This expedition team hops mountains in the Himalayas like you would hop bars in the city.

Divyesh and team explore several routes up the western face of Shahi Kangri, a 6934 mt high peak in the eastern Karakoram range. 217 more words

101 India

Man Down | Episode 4 | 101 My Epic Adventure | Journey To The Himalayas

Rosh plays a drinking game at high altitude, and has to pay the price, twice over.

Mountaineering teams usually have a strict no drinking policy while on expedition. 238 more words