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Articles labelled ‘uttarakhand’

  • U-bends: Ujeli, Again

    Uttarkashi isn’t likely to make the top ten lists of many tourists. It doesn’t offer much in the way of museums or ancient ruins or souvenirs.
  • U-bends: Haridwar

    It was a row of circling flames along the riverbank at dusk, illuminating clouds of incense and chanting pilgrims. For a moment, the postcards came to life.
  • U-bends: Rishikesh

    When the river rises, the platform is submerged and Shiva rides the current, swells of water lapping against his thighs.
  • U-bends: Nachiketa

    What must have begun as golden pinpricks had turned into monstrous orange tongues, cutting down giant trees like they were brittle winter twigs.
  • U-bends: Gangotri

    Ganga, borne aloft, wound her way towards her white marble temple where a million iridescent triangles danced wildly.
  • U-bends: Ujeli

    Ten minutes later we were out cold, long before we realised that the rushing lullaby outside our windows was the river flowing just feet away.

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