Travelling to Leh-Ladakh? Be Respectable

Leh-Ladakh has evolved into one of the most popular travel destinations for Indian tourists, attracting thousands of backpackers, bikers, trekkers from different walks of life and diverse age groups. The picturesque landscape of Leh-Ladakh and its high motorable passes have opened a box of adventures for many, converting it into an achievable bucket list item for many in their youth. [caption id="attachment_4336" align="aligncenter" width="710"] Image Courtesy : nyainswe.wordpress.com[/caption] This sudden boost in tourist activity has brought out the economy of this Himalayan region out of a slumber, providing numerous work opportunities for the locals. However, there is also a downside to it. The Himalayan terrain, which is considered to be extremely fragile, now faces pressure of increased human activity and the subsequent changes to support this. (more…)

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