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Srinagar-Leh Highway: An Adventurous Road Trip

Written by Rezwan On 28 June 2014 @ 17:51 pm | 2 Comments

In Digital Activism, English, India, Quick Reads, South Asia, Travel

The 434-kilometer-long Srinagar-Leh Highway is a spectacular and often scary highway in the Kashmir Valley [1]. This road, which is open for traffic from June to November, is generally muddy, gravely and non-existent [2] at best. The Zoji La mountain pass at 3,528 meters is particularly dangerous with only enough clearance for one-way traffic risking 1,000 meter drops. Minor Sights [3], a travel blog, posts details about the Srinagar-Leh road trip including the above video report.

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[1] Kashmir Valley: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kashmir_valley

[2] muddy, gravely and non-existent: http://www.travelwithneelima.com/2010/05/enter-ladakh-journey-through-leh.html

[3] Minor Sights: http://minorsights.blogspot.in/2014/06/india-srinagar-leh-highway-roadtrip-on.html

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