Julley !....... cont'd.
The school of Monastery is near this point. Around 25 monks were inside school.
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I reached the Main Monastery at 11:10 AM. This is how it looks behind me.
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There is a main prayer room, but no photography allowed inside that. This is inside that big Cave. That holy water stream was behind this stupa/ Chorten.
But it has became dry now.
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It was not a good view inside that big main cave. It is just like a big store room for wood for winter season.
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A short compilation of video shot on GoPro of this trek.
The end part is very good.
The main room of Phuktal or Phukthar Monastery.
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There is kitchen room and other rooms for monks.
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There is a village opposite side or River. As per google maps it is Darcha Village.
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View from Main Cave. This view is so mesmerizing that you can sit hear for hours.
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The Cave View
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The steps inside Monastery are too steep.
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It was 11.55 AM, Time to say good bye to this ancient Monastery.
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Compilation of short videos shot on my mobile:-
I reached back to Purne after 2 hours of trek. After lunch started my ride to Padum Village.
Road was very bad. And in many place Jio cables were being layed. I hope next year there will be good mobile network in these areas.
Entire Road is near to Tsarap River with two three big villages on the way.
At one place I was stranded for 45 minutes due to road widening. There are two famous Monastery, Bardan and Muney on the way.
Last 20 kms is very good tar road before Padum.
I reached Padum at around 7 PM.
I stayed at Alpine Guest House at Padum, where I had stayed last time in 2014 during my Ladakh and Zanskar ride also.
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