Ladakh changing, yet unchanged

by Romesh Bhattacharji

  1. ISBN: 978-81-291-1761-8
  2. Pages: 295 pages
  3. Date: July 2012


With its magnificent terrain, Ladakh has enchanted tourists and explorers over the
Ladakh is a land of natural wonders. Amidst seemingly endless swathes of barren
landscape are micro patches of astonishing greenery. Descriptions of lakes, passes,
valleys and several famous and not-so-famous rivers make this book a delightful
Romesh Bhattacharji’s LADAKH: changing, yet unchanged contains a wealth of information
on various aspects of Ladakh, including its terrain, history, people, native
customs and the changes it went through in the last four decades. It also explores
the ways in which Ladakhis have adapted to modern life, joining professions such
as medicine, engineering, writing and more.
Relevant and well-timed, this immensely readable book is not only helpful for
academics, but also a pleasure for the general reader


Romesh Bhattacharji retired as the Chief Commissioner of Customs and remains
grateful to the organisation for allowing him to serve in the remotest and most
magnificent part of India. An avid trekker since his youth, his fascination for
Ladakh has led him to visit the region a number of times, and focus on it in the
last decade. He has also authored Lands of Early Dawn, published in 2002

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