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Travel Pictures - INDIA (Himalayas) - 1999

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       This page includes photos from northern India including Corbett N.P. with fantastic safari opportunities, India's Himalayan Mountains including the lovely hill station of Shimla as well as the Dalai Lama's city of refuge Dharamsala, and the Sikh's holy city of Amritsar in the lowlands near the Pakistani border.

Even victims are not above the law! -
Corbett N.P., India
Sambar (large Indian deer) seeks food and shelter at the park's entrance facilities -
Corbett N.P., India
Two GREAT reasons to hide -
Corbett N.P., India
Elephant station for journeys into tiger country -
Corbett N.P., India
The elephant makes a new trail with one pass -
Corbett N.P., India
It's a long step down from this taxi -
Corbett N.P., India
Wild elephants and sambars (in the distance) -
Corbett N.P., India
Elephants gather at the lake during the evening -
Corbett N.P., India
Only three tiger-leaps away; photo taken from the back of a jeep! -
Corbett N.P., India
Tranquil hill station in the Himalayan foothills -
Nainital, India
Pedestrian bridge accessing the peace and solitude of the Swarg Ashram -
Rishikesh, India
Searching for "in"sanity? -
Swarg Ashram; Rishikesh, India
Sikhs and the leaning hotel of Amritsar -
Amritsar, India
The Golden Temple, the Sikhs holiest site -
Amritsar, India
Proud and hospitable Sikhs -
Golden Temple; Amritsar, India
All visitors to the Golden Temple must remove their shoes! -
Amritsar, India
The rectangular reflecting pool is surrounded by a marble promenade -
The Golden Temple; Amritsar, India
The polished marble promenade is slippery when wet! Those new to the faith probably stroll along the carpeted strip but those of greater faith will negotiate the bare marble -
The Golden Temple; Amritsar, India
More friendly Sikhs posing atop the Baba Atal Rai Tower -
Amritsar, India
The most delightful of India's hill stations -
Shimla, India
City panorama from my penthouse suite -
Shimla, India
Rooftop werewolf on my penthouse balcony -
Shimla, India
Tourists strolling in the natural air conditioning at 7,000 feet -
Shimla, India
Even more dangerous than these Himalayan roads are the Himalayan bus drivers -
near Josimath, India
During three years of global travel, this was the strangest scene I witnessed -
near Josimath, India
Why is this woman perched in the trees? Is she collecting leaves? -
near Josimath, India
The honeymoon capital of India -
Manali, India
Himalayan mountain stream -
Manali, India
While hiking up to the Rohtang Pass, I sought a ride; however, I decided to let this bus pass by! -
near Manali, India
Paragliding at one of India's two ski resorts -
near Manali, India
My friend Rockesh (from Delhi) whom I met mountain biking across the Himalayas -
Rohtang Pass, India
Indians seeking to frolic in the snow -
Rohtang Pass, India
Sledding and skiing in the May snow -
Rohtang Pass, India
Snow art and honeymooners -
Rohtang Pass, India
Even though the snow is deep in mid-May, it was a lean year for snowfall in the Himalayas -
Rohtang Pass, India
Himalayan peaks tower above the Lahaul Valley -
near Keylong, India
Late spring in the high mountain valleys of the Himalayas -
Lahaul Valley, India
I seem to remember another bogged-down truck at the other end of the Tibetan Plateau -
Lahaul Valley, India
The Dalai Lama's city of refuge in the foothills of the Indian Himalayas -
Dharamsala, India

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