India

Stomping Grounds: Kodaikanal

By / October 2013

Once again life in this small Indian mountain town has shifted, flowing from field, forest, and workshop down to the food stalls along Observatory Road.

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A Sense of Place: Mont Blanc Treasure and a Sinking Paradise

By / September 2013

This week’s top ten includes tips on affordable travel, Indian landscapes, and Canadian marathons.

In the Valley of Blood and Sand

By / July 2013

In his second dispatch from Kashmir, Chris Watts explores the Nubra Valley, where deserts, mountains, rivers, glaciers, wild camels, and opposing armies collide.

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‘Regions of Cloud and Air’

By / July 2013

Photographer Nicole Gibson tells the story behind a picture from Kashmir: “I see a man sitting in the sharp sunlight.”

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Over the Hump

By / July 2013

A train of two-humped Bactrian camels in India’s remote Nubra Valley. Chris Watts sends this snapshot.

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The High Road

By / June 2013

A father and son take a wild ride up the world’s highest road in the Himalayas: “At the bottom of the ravine, I glimpsed the twisted metal frames of lorries that had gone over the edge.”

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