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The Lure of Himalayas
HimalayasThe Divine King of Mountains
Uttarakhand in Retrospect
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agriculture Alaknanda Almora ancient Atkinson Badrinath Baijnath beautiful becomes Bhagirathi Bhotiyas border called centres Chamoli Chand climbers climbing close cloth continued culture dance described district dynasty east economy entire established expedition fact fall flowers followed foot forests four Gangotri Garhwal geography give gods height hills Himalayas holy important increasing Indian inhabitants inscription Institute interesting irrigation Joshimath Katyuris Kedarnath kingdom kings known Kumaon lack land lies living located magnificent meets miles mountaineering named Nanda nature needs Nepal numerous Old temple opened particularly pass peaks pilgrim pointed poor present probably problems range region Rest House result rivers road rock route Shah side snow social started taken temple Tibet Tibetan Today Tourist track trade tradition Uttarakhand Uttarkashi valley villages Western worshipped Yamunotri