Tribute to Uttarakhand


Kedarnath....adobe of the mountain gods



The northern state of Uttarakhand, India, has been devastated by flash floods and landslides from record-breaking rainfall in June. According to regional officials, thousands of victims are still missing after 100,000 lives have been saved from rescue missions so far in this disaster that’s dubbed the “Himalayan tsunami.” Uttarakhand is a sacred destination for Hindu pilgrims who visit its temples and towns in the picturesque Kedarnath Valley.

See more photos from the Uttarakhand Tribute gallery. Our hearts go out to those impacted.

Photos from kartiks_mailbox, sevenhighskies, y.awanohara, durgeshnandini, and igor.meiden.