mountain road on top of vertical cliff (india)

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mountain road on top of vertical cliff (india)

The mountain road along the rugged Dhauliganga Valley is not for the faint of heart.­ The road is carved off vertical cliffs, like on this photo.­

The little blue dot is one of the motorcyclists who were riding with me on that day.­

The slippery road is very narrow and literally along a vertical cliff, with of course no guard rails, and occasional rocks falling from above.­

You can see how high this cliff is on this other photo.

This is upstream from Joshimath, in the valley of one of the headstreams of the Ganges river.­

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April 20, 2013
Nanda Devi National Park, Unnamed Road, Raini Chak Lata, Uttarakhand 246443, India