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A Himalayan tale on an Enfield

July 02, 2019

A Himalayan tale on an Enfield

The Hindu

Once upon a time, North of the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri ranges of the upper Himalayas in Nepal, abutting the Tibetan plateau, lay a kingdom. So remote was its location — requiring an arduous trek over some of the highest mountain passes in the world — and so fearsome the reputation of some of its inhabitants — the Tibetan Khampa warriors — that it acquired the moniker of the ‘Forbidden Kingdom of Lo.’ A place no foreigner dared to visit, and the very existence of which was shrouded in mystery.