Himalayas | How green is my valley9 min read . Updated: 30 Jul 2014, 04:59 PM IST
The Great Himalayan National Park is now a World Heritage Site. Are people around it ready for the world? We visit the Tirthan Valley in Himachal Pradesh to find out
Perched almost on the peak, this is a hamlet of gabled houses and fruity smells. Black and Yellow Grosbeaks whistle through apricot trees. Wild mongooses dart through cannabis bushes. The slim men and women grow old working the slanting fields. And down the hill flows the sacred Tirthan river.
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