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My first trip of 2020... to McLeodganj

By HITESH HARISINGHANI
Last updated on: December 03, 2020 19:08 IST
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Hitesh Harisinghani/Rediff.com took his first trip of 2020 and visited McLeod Ganj. 

"As we're learning to live with coronavirus, I decided to take a short trip to the beautiful town of McLeodganj in Himachal Pradesh," he says.

"Mountains have always attracted me since I was a kid. The prime reason being the cold weather which we don't experience in Mumbai."

"My journey was a bit stressful as I had to take all necessary precautions due to COVID-19, but once I got there, I was one with nature."

Presenting scenic glimpses of McLeodganj from Hitesh's lens.

IMAGE: The stunning view of Dharamsala from McLeodganj. Who wouldn't want to wake up to this view?

 

IMAGE: Kangra Fort, a favourite tourist hotspot, is just about an hour's drive from McLeodganj.

 

IMAGE: The monolithic rock-cut temple at Masrur. The temple complex originally had 19 independent temples, but only a few survived the devastating earthquake in 1905.

 

IMAGE: Standing tall among the wilderness is St John Church.

 

IMAGE: Tourists walks towards the Bhagsu waterfall.

 

IMAGE: Dal Lake in McLeodganj had a few visitors as well. Does this lake remind you of Kashmir's Dal Lake?

 

IMAGE: Fresh vegetables, fruits and flowers stacked up at a market in McLeodganj.
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