Zanskar. The Long Road to School
Education in Zanskar has a solid base, stamina and some firm feet
Zanskar is a remote valley in Northern India, wedged between Ladakh and Kashmir, and hosts the namesake river, a tributary of river Indus. During winter, the numerous villages of the valley would be completely isolated from the rest of the world but the river freezes, allowing the people to walk on it. This “track” is quite tough, and dangerous. It goes through canyons 70 km long, and during the night the shelter for travelers are caverns digged in the sandstone side of the mountains where the temperature reach –30°.