Vehicles cross a mountainous pass Srinagar-Leh highway at Zojila.
Vehicles cross a mountainous pass on 443 km (275 miles) long Srinagar-Leh highway at Zojila, 108 km (67 miles) east of Srinagar September 10, 2005. The Srinagar-Leh highway which remains snowbound for more than six months at Zojila pass connects Kashmir with Buddhist-dominated Ladakh region in the east. The Ladakh region situated at a height of 3,505 meters (11,499 feet) is a famous tourist destination among foreign tourists for its monasteries, landscapes and mountains, rich cultural heritage. REUTERS/Fayaz Kabli FK/