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Desert Sunset

The cold desert of Ladakh, beyond the great Himalaya, in northwestern India has hidden gems like these sand dunes in Nubra. To get there, one needs to drive ove...
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The cold desert of Ladakh, beyond the great Himalaya, in northwestern India has hidden gems like these sand dunes in Nubra. To get there, one needs to drive over the highest motorable mountain pass in the world - the Khardung La. On descending the pass, the wide valley created by the Nubra and Shyok rivers reveals itself. It is like an oasis with sand dunes and trees. The Nubra valley looks nothing like the cold, dry country of Ladakh is known for. It is green and rich.
The winds pick up in the afternoon and create a dream-like atmosphere with the blowing sand. Keeping it out of your body and camera equipment is a challenge. But a challenge worth accepting as the scenes created by the elements are fantastic.
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nikgia82
 
nikgia82 October 21, 2017
Love it
brianbaitystudio
 
brianbaitystudio March 31, 2018
thank you for your title and story with the location. i feel this is the correct way to submit photos, well done!!
BenjaminHornePhotography
 
BenjaminHornePhotography January 10, 2019
Wow, this is stunning
Jose Antonio Gozalvez
 
Jose Antonio Gozalvez February 15, 2019
Belleza aterradora .
mkhayes Platinum
 
mkhayes April 14, 2019
Great contrast!
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