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    Leh in winters! WHY?

    The first question everyone will ask you and there cardinality and persistence will force you at some stage to question yourself, why going to Leh in winters? Why December, January, February etc.? Why not the regular summer months? I will try to answer the question from 2 different aspects. KNOW LEH & LADAKH Ladakh, is a Persian transliteration of the Tibetan word,¬†La-dvags¬†meaning, land of high passes. And you wonder, passes to where and why? History says that only about 70 years ago, Ladakh was strategically located at the crossroads of important trade routes but with rising tensions over Aksai Chin, China has closed the Tibetan borders. Now these passes are…