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Old 17th October 2011, 09:54   #496
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Wifey : Yes honey, It's your Birthday! Happy Birthday!
Me : Oh! Completely forgot about it. Thanks but you gave me a scare...
, deep into photography, you lost track of your birthday
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, deep into photography, you lost track of your birthday

Sir, there were a lot to process in my brain. The lot of breakfast and dinner discussions about our uncertainties - made me only look for information when to move forward. But I must confess by now, I've lost track of which day or date it was!!
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Sir, there were a lot to process in my brain. The lot of breakfast and dinner discussions about our uncertainties - made me only look for information when to move forward. But I must confess by now, I've lost track of which day or date it was!!
Sorry for OT, but your stars were good that day as it was not your wife's birthday or not your anniversary.

OR you would have got a simple "COME BACK HOME OR ELSE" call
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Sorry for OT, but your stars were good that day as it was not your wife's birthday or not your anniversary.

OR you would have got a simple "COME BACK HOME OR ELSE" call

Sir thankfully it was not the case!!
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[b]Day 08
19th August 2011
Kaaza - Langza - Komic - Hikkim - Kaaza

Wifey : Yes honey, It's your Birthday! Happy Birthday!
Me : Oh! Completely forgot about it. Thanks but you gave me a scare...

Yes! Happy Birthday to me! Stuck at Kaaza, on an expedition, whiling away the time, uncertainties forward - I do not know what to think. Stay positive my mind said. Yeah!! Stay Positive.

So with a complex thought and feeling in my mind, on my birthday I go to the highest village in the world.

Hey! You got to go to the highest village in the world on your birthday? Lucky guy! - The ego systems started working. Probably cheered me up too!!
Belated Happy Birthday, Lalu.
I wish we had known at that time - we could have extracted the evening dinner out of your purse!!!
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Belated Happy Birthday, Lalu.
I wish we had known at that time - we could have extracted the evening dinner out of your purse!!!
Thank You Sir.
But I have told you and the team.

But you had many issues to tackle, and extracting an evening dinner from me would have been the last in your list
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Day 08
19th August 2011
Kaaza - Langza - Komic - Hikkim - Kaaza

We reached Langza for the second time.
The first being the previous night's drive!
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We see a statue of Buddha overlooking the village
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Langza Village
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Beautiful!
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They seems to cultivate Peas everywhere
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NJ and TS at Langza
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The views of the mountain ranges
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After spending some time we move towards Komik

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Kaaza - Langza - Komic - Hikkim - Kaaza

We move on
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Beautiful views
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A village - Hikkim?
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We park
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NJ enjoying the mountains
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Kaaza - Langza - Komic - Hikkim - Kaaza

It's Yak time guys!! The Stylish Lone Yak of Langza!!
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Kaaza - Langza - Komic - Hikkim - Kaaza

TS is overwhelmed at what he saw around
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TS in action
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TS exults in happiness

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The clouds seems to be rising from the ground!!
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Hikkim?
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We found the Lone Donkey of Langza too!
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Kaaza - Langza - Komic - Hikkim - Kaaza

We reached Komik by 16:30hrs
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As expected we were greeted by the world's highest Dog. The Lone Dog of Komik
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I love this photo! Look at the Lone Dog, he knows his position. He's a hero!
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First birthday gift : Being at Komic the highest motorable village in the world!






Some initiatives at Komik
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Eco Tourism Resources
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Hikkim Village
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Discovery Bolero Photo shoots at the highest village
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Another road to explore in the next expedition!
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Kaaza - Langza - Komic - Hikkim - Kaaza

Some pictured from Komik

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By 17:00hrs we started our descend back to Kaaza via Hikkim

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Kaaza - Langza - Komic - Hikkim - Kaaza


I was thinking about the fossils being available in Komic also. I was planning to check the stream bed for some. I was not able to get any last day in the hunt, though TS was quite lucky in getting some. I told my wish to NJ and JP. JP immediately asked NJ to stop and without getting out of the Bolero hands me this!!

Fossils
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Two boys had been waiting for us on the street and wanted to give us this. In return we gave them a Milky Bar. They were quite happy. It's unfortunate I don't have their pictures. It was raining and they were not on my side of the car.

My Second Birthday Gift : The Fossils

I was happy like a child who had got his long cherished dream come true. Little did I know then my third birthday gift is due soon.

My Third Birthday Gift! A double rainbow!
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Can you see all the colors? VIBGYOR?
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TS enjoying the natural wonder
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We drove towards Hikkim
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We reached Hikkim by 17:45 hrs
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We found a family readying to transport Peas to the market

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I like these pictures. Should I title them Hope?

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By 18:00hrs we moved on towards Kaaza.


We saw some Ibex
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NJ goes for a closer picture, and they ran away!

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Some views from there
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