DAILY PHOTO: Green Mountains, Himachal Pradesh

Taken in June of 2015 in Great Himalayan National Park, Kullu District, Himachal Pradesh

DAILY PHOTO: Mountains through the Trees, Sainj Valley

Taken in June of 2015;  Sainj-Tirthan Trek in Great Himalayan National Park

 

DAILY PHOTO: Tree on a Cliff

Taken in June of 2015 along the Tirthan-Sainj trek route in Himachal Pradesh

 

DAILY PHOTO: Hauling Sticks

Taken near Lapah in the Great Himalayan National Park in Himachal Pradesh in June of 2015

DAILY PHOTO: Mountain Streams

Taken in June of 2015 in Kullu District, Himachal Pradesh

DAILY PHOTO: Mountains, Himachal Pradesh

Taken in the summer of 2015 in Kullu District of Himachal Pradesh

DAILY PHOTO: Mountain Slope with and without Trees

Taken in the Summer of 2015 at Great Himalayan National Park in Kullu District

DAILY PHOTO: Sign of Our Times

Taken in Great Himalaya National Park in July of 2015

Taken in Great Himalayan National Park in July of 2015

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Back in my day, we had the “Scenic Overlook.” Now when you’re trekking they have the “Mobile Phone Access Point.” Thoreau would cry.

DAILY PHOTO: Mountain Shrine in the Himalayas

Taken in July of 2015 in Great Himalayan National Park

Taken in July of 2015 in Great Himalayan National Park

 

These cairn-centered shrines are common along the trails in Himachal Pradesh. They often have unique little items left by travelers making puja. This one happens to be located on a ridge that offers a spectacular panoramic view.

 

The same ridge line, further on.

The same ridge line, further on.

A couple of guides at the same shrine

A couple of guides at the same shrine

 

DAILY PHOTO: Mountain Shrines

Taken in July of 2015 in Great Himalayan National Park

Taken in July of 2015 in Great Himalayan National Park

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