The Himalayas when viewed from the Leh Valley in Ladakh present a never ending Spectacle.

Am selecting a Himalayan  Range which resembles a multi-layered Sponge Cake and holds a Hidden Gem within its folds.

sedomented hills
Sedimented Himalayas

The Sedimented Layers of the Himalalyas rise from the River Indus ( or Sindhu) Valley and touch the Clouds in the Sky.

peak of sponge cake
Layered like a Marbled cake

Only the  Stupas indicate we are approaching the Largest Monastery of the Region, The Hemis Monastery. Hidden with the folds of the Himalayas which have themseleves risen from the depths of the Ocean.

The Red-Blue flag in the picture below ( and in the featured image as well) reveals the location of the  Hemis Monastery ( do read THE HIMALAYAN MONASTERY in

hidden hemis
Spot the Flag

Reach out for the Marbled Layers as we are now within the folds of THE HIMALAYAS.

stupa and peak
Stupa and the Layered Himalayan Mountain

The Majestic Snow Clad Himalayas hold the Hemis Monastery within its Folds, or should I say Layers.

the peak
Reach out and touch the Peak

Enchanting is it not? What do you feel ?


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mukul chand

51 year old entrepreneur who has traveled extensively around the world for work and pleasure , is based in New Delhi, India. A passionate traveler born with a love for flora and fauna, is an active naturalist and amateur photographer. Here he shares his unique insight into Incredible India revealing its mysterious and exotic treasures. Writing from his heart he shares his experiences as he crisscrosses this vast and amazing land.

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