Tag Archive | Sikkim

Weekly Photo Challenge: Layer

For this challenge I travel back to the Himalayas. The mountains seem to be spread out layer after layer in shades and hues going from dark to light or vice-versa. The pictures here are of the Himalayas taken from different regions.

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103_0426leh 172leh 194The pictures here are from the Ladakh region of the Himalayas. The mountains, rich in minerals but bare and devoid of vegetation.

kashmir beauty (158)A view of a  valley in Pahalgam, Kashmir as the sun sets and mist takes over.

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tea gardens...Now, layers of tea gardens in Darjeeling

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DSC_0566Mountains in Skkim, the eastern side of the Himalayas.

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Beyond

Have been travelling to the Himalayan regions of my country now for the past 5 or 6 vacations and have fallen in love with the mountains. They are awe-inspiring and beautiful at the same time. These pictures are from the eastern part of the Himalayas, from the north-east state of Sikkim.  It is also close to Darjeeling which is famous for its tea gardens and the ‘Darjeeling tea’. A land of rivers and mountains that extend beyond one’s vision. ImageThe Teesta River

ImageThe mountains covered with clouds seem to be reaching the heavens beyond

ImageMountain Roads!!

ImageThe tea gardens extending way beyond the mist

Imagethe sun setting beyond the layers of mountains