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My Footprints in Manali

Somebody has truly said, "The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page".
I let all thoughts of hectic life and deadlines drift away, listening to nothing but the sound of the wind.
That is what I am here for, I thought.
Solitude, silence, peace.
All of which are growing ever harder to find.
Crowned by the rugged peaks of the Greater Himalayas, the surrounding mountain scenery lures tourists to this garden of Mother Nature...
The earth of the absolute being...
Manali.
The main jumping- off points for Ladakh, Spiti and Lahaul, the natives call it the "home of Manu".
Situated at an altitude of 2,050m, it is a hub for honeymooners and adventure liveliness.
Gear up your valise anytime between May to October and experience the virgin breeze of the snow crest peaks.
Manali is all about majestic mountains, hot springs, sprawling fruit orchards, azure skies dotted with clouds and rivers which meander gracefully down hilly slopes.
Some of the major places to see here are Hadimba Devi Temple in Dhungri, Tibetan Monastery in the main town, ancient Manu Temple in Old Manali.
Easily accessible by road and air, Manali offers the avid traveller, a land with spectacular scenery.
The nearest airport to Manali is at Bhuntar which is 52kms from Manali.
The road to Manali passes through the picturesque valley of Kullu.
The motorable roads to Manali connect the town with other major tourist places in Himachal as well as in the nearby states.
There is lot more to do in Manali: MANU TEMPLE: This is dedicated to the Manu Rishi.
This temple is one of the oldest Shrines in the world.
According to scriptures, Manu was the first man in nature.
According to Hinduism and scriptures.
VASHISTH VILLAGE: is very famous for its sulfur water hot springs and here you can visit Vashisth Rishi temple with nice wood carving in the doors and roof.
HADIMBA DEVI TEMPLE: This holy place is dedicated to the local goddess Hadimba, wife of the Bhimma.
Local people have great faith in this goddess.
Hadimba is major goddess.
Of this region.
MONASTERIES: in Manali you can see mix impact of Hinduism and Buddhism if you see here lots of temple.
Then you also can visit lots of monasteries here.
ROHTANG PASS: Ro Tang world is a Tibetan word which means heap of dead bodies in older days it use to be a part of silk route of Ladhak and Chaina lots of people been died with snow during the crossing of the pass.
But today Rotang is easily accessible by road.
This famous as honeymooner Paradise.
During summer more than ten thousand people visit this place every day.
JAGATSUKH: is 8 KM from Manali here you can visit to very old shrine of goddess Gyatri according to faith its built by Pandva.
and Jagatsukh also known as old capital of Kullu.
SOLANG VALLEY: if you are fun and adventure lover this place is perfect for you.
Here you can enjoy the paragliding, skiing and Horse Ridding.


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