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As even Himalayas face traffic woes, time to think out of box

The monsoon’s farewell turns the Himalayas near Rishikesh in the northern Indian state of Uttarakhand into an emerald-green earthly heaven, but at 4am on Monday, I start a journey across territory that also becomes a seasonal lottery of life and death. Rain and traffic-loosened soil make National Highway 58, the road to my destination beyond […]