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Images of Sikkim

Rajesh Bedi

Images of Sikkim

the land, people, and culture

by Rajesh Bedi

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Published by Rigsum Productions in Gangtok, Sikkim, India .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Sikkim (India)
    • Subjects:
    • Sikkim (India) -- Description and travel.,
    • Sikkim (India) -- Civilization.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 158-159.

      Statementphotographed by Rajesh Bedi ; written by Ramesh Sharma ; sponsored by Department of Tourism, Government of Sikkim, India.
      ContributionsSharma, Ramesh., Sikkim (India). Dept. of Tourism.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS485.S52 B44 1983
      The Physical Object
      Pagination160 p. :
      Number of Pages160
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2831120M
      LC Control Number83906986

        Facts About Sikkim – Sikkim is the 22nd state of India came into existence with effect from 26th April Sikkim state being a part of inner mountain ranges of Himalayas, is hilly having varied elevation ranging from to meters. But the habitable areas are only up to . Over a period of time, Tibetan Buddhist sacred sites have emerged as an instrument to establish Lepcha-Bhutia claims to Sikkim's landscape. This has been promoted in scholarship (Gulia

      This selection of images portrays the people and landscape of a kingdom high in the Himalaya Mountains. Sikkim, now part of India, borders on Tibet, Nepal, and Bhutan. Dr. Kandell captured these vivid scenes in order to document a vanishing culture. During visits between and (primarily ), Dr. Kandell received special permission to photograph Buddhist monks and lamas.   TIME CHANGE An Autobiography. By Hope Cooke. Illustrated. pp. New York: Simon & Schuster. $ WHEN New York socialite Hope Cooke married Crown Prince Palden Thondup Namgyal of Sikkim in.

      - Wreathed in clouds, Gangtok, the capital city of Sikkim is located on a ridge at a height of feet. With a spectacular view of the Khangchendzonga, the town provides the perfect base for travel through the state. Once an important transit point for traders traveling between Tibet and India, it is today a busy administrative and business centre and presents an interesting mix 39 pins. Wander away to Sikkim and Darjeeling, the two hilly charmers with this 4-nights, 5-days bestselling Sikkim tour package and experience the goodness of this undisturbed part of Sikkim itinerary for 5 days imparts you an amazing vacation at easily affordable ratesSikkim itinerary for 5 days imparts you an amazing vacation at easily.


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