Tag : Pashmina Goats

Raising goats, Ladakh

Whilst my stay in the Ladakh region of India was mainly focused on photographing snow leopards and other wildlife,  there was also the opportunity to interact with the local people who were welcoming towards us.   Whilst eco-tourism is a relatively recent development,  the raising of Pashmina Goats for their prized fine wool has been a feature of village life for generations. Traditionally a family’s wealth would be defined by how many goats they owned and consequently the goats are […]