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Skiing in Kashmir is winter nirvana - even with the ever-present soldiers and their AK-47s

Skiing in Kashmir is winter nirvana - even with the ever-present soldiers and their AK-47s

A snowboarder rides the backcountry at Gulmarg, Kashmir. Gulmarg, a ski resort in the Himalayan mountains in Indian-held Kashmir, is one of the most militarized places on Earth.

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Skiing in Kashmir is winter nirvana - even with the ever-present soldiers and their AK-47s

Skiing in Kashmir is winter nirvana - even with the ever-present soldiers and their AK-47s

Indian soldiers are everywhere. Their country has fought two major wars with Pakistan, both claiming Kashmir.

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Skiing in Kashmir is winter nirvana - even with the ever-present soldiers and their AK-47s

Skiing in Kashmir is winter nirvana - even with the ever-present soldiers and their AK-47s

GULMARG, India - There are few ski resorts in the world where you see a soldier in uniform waiting for the gondola with a snowboard in one hand and an AK-47 in the other.

March 24, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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