The Meadow of Flowers

Flowers brings eternal peace to human’s life. In such a fast growing world, everyone is running without taking a single breath to achieve there goals. But when he/she looks back, and realize that they lost some precious movements of life, without enjoying them, they feel sorry for that. In such fast and furious world, one have to stop and tell himself that it time to see the beauty of nature. This than bring joy in the bored life.

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For those who wants break in their work and for those who wants to see some more of the nature’s magical wonders, they should must visit, “The Gulmarg“.

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The Gulmarg“, is located in the world most beautiful valley of “The Kashmir“. “Gulmarg” is a hill town and popular for skiing.The town is situated in the Pir Panjal range in the western the Himalayas.

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The name “Gulmarg” means “The Meadow of Flowers“. Its greenery is known in whole valley. With snow falling till late May, Kashmir’s Gulmarg resort remains an attractive tourist destination.

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“Gulmarg” is a cup shaped valley at an altitude of 2,650 m (8,694 ft), 56 km from “Srinagar”.  The natural meadows of Gulmarg, which is covered with snow in winter, allow the growth of wild flowers such as daisies, forget-me-nots and butter cups during spring and summer. The meadows are interspersed by enclosed parks and small lakes, and surrounded by forests of green pine and fir. Skiing and other winter sports in Gulmarg are carried out on the slopes of “Apharwat Peak” at a height of 4,267 m (13,999 ft).

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According to CNN, Gulmarg is the “Heartland of winter sports in India” and was rated as Asia’s seventh best ski destination.  Winter sports like Skiing, Tobogganing, Snowboarding and Heli-skiing take place on the slopes of Mount Apharwat reachable by a Gondola lift.