Environment

Notes from a trip to Kullu

I have just returned from a trip to Kullu. I have been to Kullu several times, and since I am born and brought up in Himachal, I guess I don’t always notice everything, sort of taking it everything for granted.

This time around, I looked longer, thought deeper, and recorded some moments on my camera. Here are a few snapshots form the trip.

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Monsoons and waterfalls go hand in hand; Photo: Abhinav Kaushal

Reservoir at Pandoh

A reservoir of water near Pandoh admist the rainy season; Photo: Abhinav Kaushal

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Hanogi Mata Temple in Kullu; The temple and surrounding shops bore the brunt of some huge boulders that hurled down the mountain. Thankfully, there were no casualties or major damage; Photo: Abhinav Kaushal

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A waterfall along the way near Hanogi Temple, Kullu; Photo: Abhinav Kaushal

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Waterfall as seen from Manali Highway near Hanogi Mata Temple; Photo: Abhinav Kaushal

Beas

The river Beas flowing along the road making its way down the valley in Kullu; Photo: Abhinav Kaushal

Not For The Faint-Hearted

While the Beas river has its own charm, this bridge is not something for the faint-hearted – it hangs suspended in mid-air above the Beas, and stretches more than a 100 metres in length! Photo: Abhinav Kaushal

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Sangam of Parvati and Beas; Photo: Abhinav Kaushal

Parvati River

The Parvati River flowing down Parvati Valley, one of the most beautiful valleys in Himachal Pradesh during the rainy season; Photo: Abhinav Kaushal

Mist On The River

The murky waters of the river Parvati with a blanket of fog over them, stunning mountains against smoky clouds … Ahhh… ; Photo: Abhinav Kaushal

 

 

 

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