The Mountain Walker Diaries: A Walk Around Raksham

Raksham, Sangla Valley, Kinnaur, Himachal Pradesh, India, 9 July 2017, 1100 hours

Apart from Kamru Fort and Basteri village, people come to Sangla to visit Chitkul, the last Indian village before the Indo-Tibetan border. But that’s the destination and tourism checklist.  Often we discover what we were looking for, only when we stop travelling, get down off the vehicle, and start taking a look around.

Like when we stopped near Raksham village. Streams, rockfalls, Bhojpatra trees, pines, views of Sangla valley, gurgling of the Baspa …

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Written by thebengali

Thinker, Writer ... and Mountain Walker.

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