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One of the tens of thousands of Indian troops that have saturated the Himalayan state of Kashmir to fight against jihadi insurgents that want to break this Muslim province from India.
The city of Srinigar is a floating town built on house boats, even the stores float on this clear mountain lake.
An old woman paddles her boat as the sun sets behind the hill-top Moghul castle built by Akbar. Srinigar
Boating on Dal Lake, in the background the Hazratbal Mosque believed to house a hair of the Prophet Muhammad.
Kashmiri girls crossing the lake.
Dining on mouth-watering Kashmiri food.
Women ritually cleaning their feet before entering ancient mosque, Srinigar.
Srinigar’s inhabitants, young and old, live on the Dal Lake.
Into the Himalayan Mountain peaks surrounding Srinigar on horseback.
Letting the horses graze on a high mountain pasture.
Despite the vicious war that rages in Kashmir’s mountains Indian tourists are beginning to slowly re-discover this magical Himalayan valley.
One of the many eagles that make their home at Dal Lake, Srinigar.
Kashmiri women returning home from shopping.
Ruins of ancient Hindu temple in countryside east of Srinigar.
Closeup of Hindu sculptures on walls of temple.
Evening on Dal Lake, Srinigar.
The Jama Masjid (Friday Mosque) built in 1400 has unique local mosque architectural style. On hill in background, Moghul fortress of Akbar. Srinigar.
Walking through forest of massive wooden pillars inside the Jama Masjid.
Local women boating on Dal Lake, Srinigar.
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