hey great pictures
thanks for the time posting them
Here are some pics from various sources of Indian Army soldiers stationed on the Chinese border:
^ An Indian army patrol on the India-Tibet border, Ladakh
^ Indian soldiers playing Carrom at a border base in Bhutan on the Bhutan-Tibet border. India is responsible for safeguarding Bhutan's national borders from China
^ Khardung La. At 18,380 ft above sea level, the highest motorable road in the world
^ Soldier at Khardung La
^ Indian army post at Khardung La at the India-Tibet border.
^ Interfaith army temple at Khardung La
^ A memorial to the many soldiers who have died building and maintaining the roads that literally go along the crest of the highest mountains on earth.
^ Soldier at Khardung La
^ An Army truck trying to squeeze through on very narrow road leading to Khardung La
^ Inside the sparse cabin of a soldier at Khardung La
^ Army transit camp near Nathu La Pass on the India-Tibet border, one of the two India-China entry points
^ Another view
^ Tourists posing with soldiers at the transit camp
^ The road leading up to Nathu La
^ Indian soldier at Nathu La
^ Nathu La Army Camp
^ Rifle range at Nathu La
^ Nathu La Helipad
^ The demilitarized actual Nathu La pass, to Chinese occupied Tibet
^ Signboard leading up to pass, erected by Gorkha Rifles quoting the Hindu epic Mahabharata
^ Closer still to the pass
^ Another sign spontaneously erected by the border soldiers
^ Indian flag at Nathu La
^ Tourists posting with Indian soldier at Nathu La gate
^ Indian and Chinese troops taking pictures of each other
^ Indian soldier at Nathu La gate
^ Another regimental signboard
^ A signboard written by soldiers past for newly stationed troops
^ Signboard on path leading to Martyrs memorial at Nathu La
^ Soldier coming back from paying respects at Martyrs memorial
^ Another signboard on path leading to Martyrs memorial at Nathu La
^ Another signboard quoting the Gita at Martyrs memorial at Nathu La
^ Martyrs Memorial, dedicated to all the troops who died defending Nathu La against the Chinese during the 1962 war and later skirmishes
^ View of Army camp from Martyrs memorial
^ Another signboard from the troops
^ A rock tagged by the troops saying "Duty before Death"
^ Regimental Temple
^ View from the Regimental Temple. Note the bunker
^ View from the Regimental Temple of Changu Lake
Last edited by rajkhalsa; 07-31-2007 at 01:49 AM.
Wow, simply amazing pictures. Did you take any of them yourself?
thanks! great view!!!! my gf wants to go to tibet cause she loves lhasa apso dogs good thing she doesnt like the cold weather.
i want to see nk and sk border guards take pictures like those guys above
great pics mate!
this kinda not an easy route, a lil to the left, history in the making hehehe.
Great pictures, just pne question, seeing how they are up in snow covered areas, why are they wearing jungle BDU's?
Great pics, Raj, thanks. Do you have any more pics from Sikkim in other seasons? Love that scenery up there.
WOAH! Those are damn good pics. The quote by the Gorkhas are typical eh? Thx!