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Wallpaper of the Month - 2006

Each month 60kph will select an outstanding wallpaper; one that stands out in various aspects such as Photography, Location and Style. The wallpaper would be from the most recent rides done by the club members.

June 2006  
Pankang Thang Tso (P.T.Tso)
Location:17 Kms from Tawang, Arunachal Pradesh

P.T. Tso is derived from Pankang Thang Tso, Pankang is a slice of wood used locally to insulate the roof of the houses. Thang is a place or plains in Tibetan. Tso means lake in Tibetan. Locals from Tawang used to give Pankang instead of money as tax to the kings of Tibet, each family would keep their share of Pankang at the lake from where Tibetan Army would collect it. P.T. Tso still has the charm and aura that does match up with its rich history.

Photographer: Gaurav Jani
Date: December 2005
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May 2006  
The Twin Pinnacles of Yana
Location: Yana, Karnataka

The gigantic rock formations of Yana stand proud and tall among the evergreen forests of the Western Ghats in Uttara Kannada district. The needle sharp peaks of these two monoliths jab the sky. The taller of the two rocks at 120 metres is the Bhairaveshwara Shikhara and slightly smaller one at 90 metres is called the Mohini Shikhara.

Photographer: Sanjeev Sharma

Date: January 2006

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April 2006  
Targol Reservoir
Location: Jambughoda Wildlife Sanctuary, Gujarat

Nestled in the jungles of Panchmahal District of Gujarat is the Jambughoda wildlife sanctuary.The Jambughoda sanctuary spread over 130.38 sq kms is home to a variety of wild animals including leopards, reptiles and birds. The photo taken is at the Targol Lake, a part of the sanctuary and is not very much visited by the regular tourists.

Photographer: Jay Jadeja
Date: April 2006
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March 2006  
Vivekananda Rock Memorial
Location: Kanyakumari, Tamil Nadu

Vivekananda Memorial at Kanyakumari is about 500 meters away from the mainland of India. Built in 1970, the memorial stands on one of two rocks separated by about 70 meters.

Photographer: Dipesh Shah
Date: January 2006
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February 2006  
No Man's Land
Location: Bum-La, Arunachal Pradesh

Bum-la at 15,000 feet stands on the Indo-China Line of Actual Control, No Man's land is just 10 feet wide as 90,000 sq Kms of North-east India is still a Disputed territory. 60kph rode the first two wheeler to Bum-la.

Photographer: Gaurav Jani
Date: November 2005
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January 2006  
Location: Jaisalmer, Rajasthan

Patwon-ki-Haveli was built between 1805 and 1855 by Guman Chand Patwa, one of Jaisalmer's richest merchants and bankers at that time. This six storied marvelous mansion has five adjoining apartments, each meant for his five sons. There are 66 breathtaking and intricately designed balconies. Also called Jharokhas, their purpose is more decorative than functional. The curved eaves on the balconies suggest a fleet of sailing ships.

Photographer: Hirak Kanti Dutta
Date: January 2006
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Wallpapers of the month for 2005


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