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Shyam Saran takes a trek to Langtang, 2 years after he had to abandon it when the earthquake struck

Shyam Saran 

Nepal’s Langtang Valley has long been a favourite destination for trekkers from across the world. The Langtang river that gives the valley its name threads through a forbidding landscape of snow-capped mountain peaks, interspersed with meadows of dense green grass and clusters of iris, primula and daisies. These meadows attract herds of wild yak and blue sheep, which in turn are preyed upon by the rare snow leopard that still lurks in the snowy heights. But Langtang, a village of some 50 families, running modest lodges for tourists and trekkers, was wiped out in the devastating ...

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Shyam Saran takes a trek to Langtang, 2 years after he had to abandon it when the earthquake struck Nepal’s Langtang Valley has long been a favourite destination for trekkers from across the world. The Langtang river that gives the valley its name threads through a forbidding landscape of snow-capped mountain peaks, interspersed with meadows of dense green grass and clusters of iris, primula and daisies. These meadows attract herds of wild yak and blue sheep, which in turn are preyed upon by the rare snow leopard that still lurks in the snowy heights. But Langtang, a village of some 50 families, running modest lodges for tourists and trekkers, was wiped out in the devastating ... image
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Among the chortens

Shyam Saran takes a trek to Langtang, 2 years after he had to abandon it when the earthquake struck

Nepal’s Langtang Valley has long been a favourite destination for trekkers from across the world. The Langtang river that gives the valley its name threads through a forbidding landscape of snow-capped mountain peaks, interspersed with meadows of dense green grass and clusters of iris, primula and daisies. These meadows attract herds of wild yak and blue sheep, which in turn are preyed upon by the rare snow leopard that still lurks in the snowy heights. But Langtang, a village of some 50 families, running modest lodges for tourists and trekkers, was wiped out in the devastating ...

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