This was a trip that was supposed to be all about the cranes, errr… Demoiselle cranes who flew thousands of kilometres to escape the extreme cold of Mongolia & Siberia. You may recall in Part No. 1 I had given a little preview about the Havelis of Khichan.
Since there were more stunning photographs to be shared, it necessitated another post. I may not have enough words, so lets turn this into a photo story :
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It was so much fun to put together these photographs, there are many versions of the decline of trade and subsequent abandonment of these Havelis – I will put them down when I can find locals who know the story. There is simply no information available on the internet and the people I’ve tried contacting want to sensationalise this by saying these are 15th Century Havelis – which is absolutely not true.