What an epic part of the world to build home.
This was taken around the "खड़ा पत्थर" ("Khada Patthar"/ "Standing stone") region…
TU Ilmenau is my Alma Mater, and exists slap bang in the middle of nowhere and everywhere, all at the same time!
The river Baspa, flowing through the chitkul valley.
The snow covered Chitkul valley. On the other side of the camera, was a school.
Quite possibly one of the most exotic schools in the world.
The imposing snow filled Himalayan mountains surrounding Chitkul
An avalanche closed the road, and was recently cleared by the authorities to allow traffic to flow
A huge snow reserve rests in the Himalayas surrounding chitkul
As it starts snowing, tourists and locals gather in celebration.
A few hundred meters short of the Hatu temple (North India), the road was overcome by an avalanche.
My team-mate Ramanuj Sharma, on the way to a shoot at Hatu temple, Narkanda