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Old 9th September 2012, 10:30   #451
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We were driving through a Sanctuary
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Hirpora Wildlife Sanctuary
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We drove on
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Many locations were marked
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If you have time and the vehicles doesn't scare them away - you can do watchout for these birdies
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The views were beautiful
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We continued

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We were nearing a stream and a bridge
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We crossed the beautiful stream
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We moved on

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To be greeted by this board
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I love this sign board
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We move on
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I looked around, did not find it
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No horn zone
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We were constantly reminded that we were driving through a sanctuary

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We could never find any animals though!

We drove on

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A genuine request
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We move on
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It shows that the route is very new and recently carved out of the mountains

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It looks like we have peeled the skin off the mountains making roads
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We drove on
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A Gateway?

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Another Gateway?
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We stopped to check this out
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All I could see was this

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Scorpio waiting for me
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Bafliaz is another 49 KMs

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We started seeing nice green slopes
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The Marg - will be a competition fro Gulmarg in the coming years for skiing
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Place looks beautiful too
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We move on
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We reached Peer Ki Gali, the highest point in Mughal Road, by 06:45AM
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DKG Eco Tourism advertisement
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I was surprised to know there is a place named DKG. All i knew was that we had a distinguished bhpian DKG till now

From Shopian Side
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From Bafliaz Side
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Peer Ki Gali -3490m

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View of the valley from Peer Ki Gali

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HVK at Peer Ki Gali
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After this short photo break we moved on


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The road towards Bafliaz
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Work is going on in this sector
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Landslide prone too
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This is a very tricky sector with of much of lose sand

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We moved on
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Roads nicely carved out of the mountains
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