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Jun 3, 2004 - Spiti Nitty Gritty

Copyright 2004 David Rich 2150 Words jdavidrich@yahoo.com S p i t i N i t t y G r i t t y The Spiti Valley and its neighboring valleys are among the most remote in the world, lying on the border with Tibet in a seldom-traveled corner in the far north of India, smack-dab in the middle of the mystic Himalayas. The valleys are accessible a few months of the year when receding snow allows traffic over 15,000-foot-high (4551M) Kunzum Pass. The only other entrance for sometimes-motorable access is habitually blocked by mud and rockslides. I...

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