Visit to a Hill Station-1

Leh is well known for its winter season. It was cold here at this time. I stayed with my friend, who was residing at Spituk village, of Leh. I was just 7 kilometers from the city and 5 kilometers from the airport yet the only buildings in sight are the monasteries perched on the mountains that surrounds the area.

Spituk is a very small village, spread alongside of Indus River. People of there are very cheerful, helping in nature, honest and very hard working. Wheat was the main crop at that time and with this they started growing vegetables also. They had goats and sheep in the name of animal wealth. Apart from this, they had yaks which were used to plow the fields and carry the goods.

They were so friendly that on the very first day, I got introduced to dozens of people and we became friends. I had my lunch at the house of one of them and the dinner at another’s house. They called the boy “Jula” and the girls as “Julie”. Their salutation was also “Jule Ji”. One of them was always ready to turn me around. The ones I spent the most time with were Anchuk Dorje, Tsrinj Thapa, xiang Dorje. Read More…

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Hi ! I am Ashok Sharma. I studied at Maharishi Dayanand University, Rohtak, Haryana, India. Reading and writing have been my hobbies since childhood. Do not try to plan everything in the very last detail. Just create it, publish it and get feed back from you. But if you really want to grow then you will need points of leverage and most of them come from knowing people. Change is going to be continuous. It is a beginning, not an end. It will be my constant endeavor to thank the readers for their love, guidance and interest that I can do better than ever……..

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