The Leh–Manali Highway s a highway in northern India connecting Leh in Ladakh in Jammu and Kashmir state and Manali in Himachal Pradesh state. It is open for only about four and a half months in a year in summer between May or June, when the snow is cleared by the Border Roads Organisation of Indian army, and mid-October when snowfall again blocks the high passes. It connects Manali valley to Lahaul and Spiti valleys and Zanskar valley in Ladakh. It is a part of NH 21.The total length of the highway is 490 km (300 mi)
the place: Upshi has a Customs and Excise taxation check post before crossing the river. Stop here for checking of vehicles. Then cross Indus river to reach Upshi village on the right bank (north) of the river. An ancient trading road (right turn while coming from Manali and going to Leh) heads to the east from Upshi towards Tibet. There is a helipad on this road.
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Fis2 (87979) 2014-05-12 23:41
Curious stone and place.
Good colors and depth.
Have a nice afternoon
jhm (141921) 2014-05-14 3:50
I have today something learned through your interesting notes.
A totally other sign or here in Europe.
Sharpness and clarity are excellent made.
Very well done, TFS.
abmdsudi (44964) 2014-05-15 5:42
Very good infor shot I personally like it the como just the way it is, definitely not dead centre. The angle is good with excellent touch of age, superbly exposed, richly coloured and super contrast with good use of dof, Excellent capture.
Nicou (126216) 2014-05-15 7:15
sueprbe vue de cette borne géniqale compo et vue avec le nombre de KM quelle compo trèès bien vu.
Bravo et amitié
fabbs99 (16799) 2014-07-12 0:00
Great shot of the milestone.Keep sharing.TFS.
Miguel82 (25453) 2014-12-04 11:38
Bright idea to capture that Km marker Dwaipayan, that one is very special, breathtaking panoramas, a 490 Km road, an average altitude of 4000m and a high rate of accidents during the months it is opened