himalayan tourism

Villagers in India’s Himalayan Landscape Grapple with Tourism Boom

By Cathal McNaughton LEH, India, Oct 12  – Villagers nestled high in the Indian Himalayas are grappling with lifestyle changes in the world’s fastest-growing major economy that are eroding their age-old Buddhist culture but opening up new opportunities. People have long wrested a living from herding goats and tending wheat fields ringed by 6,000-m (19,685-ft)

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