Asian Geographic – August 2011

Asian Geographic (Issue 8/2011)

To view my article “Humps of Nubra” on pages 72 to 77 of Asian Geographic (Issue 8/2011), click first picture below and then use keyboard to navigate across other pages.

This is a tragic story of the only 25 odd surviving bactrian camels that are landlocked in the remote himalayan region, due to geographic barriers created between India, Pakistan and China. There was a time these double hump backs moved freely across the Silk route from Mongolia to Central Asia.

Will these formidable ships of the desert ever get to thrive again?