FUN-travel: Himalayan High

October 31, 2016 by  

  • He had me at Mongolia…

…that’s how we ended up here…

…Sunil said, “it’s a 12,000 foot high desert.”

To which I replied “like Atacama?”

…”No, more like Mongolia.”

leh

Shanti Stupa

  • After acclimating to the altitude…

…our first excursion was to…

…this simply stunning temple.

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Dazzling Diwali

…from our room with a view…

…celebrating throughout the city…

…lasted long into the night.

FUN-fact – Diwali means rows of lighted lamps and is the Hindu festival of lights celebrated every year. Much like our Christmas and New Years, gifts are given and fireworks fill the skies.

 

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