January

A lady helps Sonam Dolma lift a 40lt plastic can from the public hand pump in the cold winters of Spiti. The temperature goes down to -20˚C in the month of January in Kaza village of Spiti

Only source of drinking water in winters

In Kaza, only few public water sources functional, while the others have frozen. The hand pump next to Hotel Snow Lion is one of them. The residents take specia...

Evening tea at Kaza

When the winter progresses in Spiti valley, the sweet shops and food joints close down. In the month of January, only two food joints are open in Kaza village, ...
A kid walks with a sledge made of plastic water pipes and wood through the lanes of Kaza village of Spiti on 25th Jan, 2015.

Sledging through Kaza

A kid walks with a sledge made of plastic water pipes and wood through the lanes of Kaza village of Spiti on 25th Jan, 2015. A kid walks with a sledge made of...
Icicles formed on the frozen clothes left outside to dry in Kaza village of Spiti, Himachal Pradesh, India on 17 Jan, 2014. The temperature is dipping down to -20.3˚C in this small valley in the western Himalayas.

Frozen clothes in Kaza

After washing the clothes in the frozen stream, its time for them to dry. It takes three to four days of clear weather to dry the clothes. After every sunset, t...
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