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A few trips to Srinagar...

Back from another tv assignment in Kashmir.

This time it was something less political. Strange as that may sound for the region... It was about cricket, and the Indian teams much awaited tour across the border in March... We managed to visit some interesting locations too- the border area between India and Pakistan - or the LOC as its better known.

Theres content waiting to be uploaded-updated from my three trips to the region, but i`ve been busy travelling. Will be doing it by and by.

The Kashmir valley is one of three regions of the state of Jammu and Kashmir. Ladakh and Jammu bieng the others.

Kashmir has, in the past, been referred to as `the most dangerous place in the world'. Perhaps there is some truth to that, but there is no doubting the beauty of this amazing place.

However, the recent past the valley has seen a much more peaceful and stable scenario, and there have been many tourists returning. Kashmir is finding favour gradually, and once again, as one of India's top tourist destinations...

Pros and Cons
  • Pros:incredibly beautiful and tourism is back!
  • Cons:under the shadow of a seperatist movement and the resulting unstability
  • In a nutshell:lots of places waiting to be rediscovered... few tourists can be a good thing too?
  • Last visit to Srinagar: Feb 2004
  • Intro Updated May 9, 2016
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  • Jul 9, 2007 at 6:22 AM

    so sad that wars, touching report this is. I like your focus to capture the beauty of any place, and this is amazing again !

  • nomada's Profile Photo
    Jan 23, 2005 at 9:58 AM

    Hello Husain, long time... your pages still among the best of VT! great work you do!

  • ExGuyParis's Profile Photo
    Jan 26, 2004 at 7:01 AM

    As usual, you offer a unique perspective of the world... awe-inspiring photography, great tips (spacious, floating accommodations at a bargain price), and moving tales (machine guns in the midst of beauty, martyrs...)

  • kenHuocj's Profile Photo
    Nov 7, 2003 at 4:57 AM

    photos made up for my lifelong yearning to visit this scenic area ;-)))

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