Winter Ladakh is a Dreamy Wonderland made of mysterious snow forms, prolonged hymns of the God of cold and an all enduring wait for the sunny summer days.
With Zozila pass closing down at the advent of cold, supply lines to Kargil solely depend on the road from Leh.
Indian Army steps in often to clear heaps of snow from commute.
The best kept secret of Kargil is definitely the Suru Valley.
Thick snow covers the face of earth but Suru paints a dainty picture of ensuing Summer.
But my heart goes out for the people of Hunderman Village, a rural settlement right on LOC, under border guards' watchful surveillance.
You will have to stop every 5 minutes while driving around Kargil for incredible natural beauty. This is a hydel power plant on Suru river!
You will leave with moist eye from the Kargil War Memorial, built in the timeless memories of martyrs from Kargil War of late 90s between India and Pakistan!
In the fold of the mountains, lives the Aryan people, the last few true blue Aryans remaining from the Alexander's army! Watch them live in harmony with nature and how!
There are four rock cut Buddha statues dating back to Gandhara period in Kargil. They are contemporary to the Bamiyan Buddhas!
Living in the thick of ice, locals of Kargil are a pro at practicing various winter sports from a young age! Watch this father teaching his son to skate on a natural ice hockey rink!
Kargil is surrounded by River Suru and Dras but once you cross Batalik, you will be greeted with the sight of magnificent Indus!
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