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for indian tourists,an unexpected and sudden snowfall in the middle of april during a visit to the himalayas is a matter of great excitement.but when back to the plains and into the scorching heat,its 40 degree celsius now,the mere sight of such pics provide great relief... AAAAAAAH!

place:Sandakphu (3636 m; 12,400 ft) is the highest peak in the state of West Bengal,India.It is situated at the edge of the Singalila National Park in Darjeeling district on the West Bengal-Sikkim border,and is the highest point of the Singalila Ridge.Sandakphu has a small village on the peak with few hostels.Four of the five highest peaks in the world,Everest,Kanchendzonga, Lhotse and Makalu can be seen from its summit.

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  • Copyright: dwaipayan das (adidas5nb) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 393 W: 0 N: 732] (4480)
  • Genre: Places
  • Medium: Color
  • Date Taken: 2014-04-13
  • Categories: Nature
  • Exposure: f/4.5, 1/100 seconds
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  • Photo Version: Original Version
  • Date Submitted: 2014-04-23 2:41
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