Bir: The Hangout of Paragliders from India and Abroad
Adventure Travel Blog Magazine
Flying like birds in the blue crisp skies of Bir during autumn is an exhilarating experience. Harvesting the golden yellow crops is a joy that will provide enough fuel during the snowy winter…
Today’s photo story presents some beautiful moments from the paragliding season 2012. Browse now!
Paragliders in the Bir skies
Sitting in the sky
Landing in Bir. White and golden roofs of Palpung Sherabling Complex beyond Bir.
The red white canopy lands like a cobra.
Landing at Bir
A fall while landing
The landing site or sunset point in Bir
Locals carry firewood to cook; the visitors carry 20-kilogram paragliding kit for pleasure.
A paraglider flies over Billing.
Police walks around the landing site in Bir.
When crops turn yellow or golden yellow, the Himalayan slopes are lush, and white grey clouds stroll in the blue sky in autumn, Bir’s setting looks pretty.
A paraglider enjoys the heaven.
An airborne paraglider
A paraglider lands in style.
The fields near landing site in Bir
The spectators watch a paraglider landing in Bir.
(L to R) A kid watches paragliders trying to land in Bir. Flying tandem using the wings from Tibet
The wings from Tibet
The spectators await gilders.
A farmer family harvests and watches paragliders in the environs of Bir.
Paragliders cross the fields in Bir.
A paraglider watches from the sky.
The rural setting in Bir
The harvest time
A peep into the paragliding event office in red and white tent pitched in landing site, Bir
Paragliders pack and relax at the end of the day in Bir.
The landing site in Bir is the major center of activity during autumn.
A day of paragliding ends at Bir.
Paragliders land in Bir and a car with loud speakers campaign for a local political party before the state assembly elections scheduled for October-November 2012
The “temporary birds” and the spectators go back to their homes in evening and the landing site empties.
The shapes wings make.
The wing in Indian national colors: saffron, white, and green
Paragliders over Billing
A child spectator is not afraid of the paraglider who landed close to him.
The dogs arrive at the landing site in Bir in evening.
It is snack time at the end of the day in Bir.
The view of landing site in Bir in evening
The canopy collapses into a “dragon.”
The paraglider collapses into a “cobra.”
A lovely rural setting in the neighborhood of Bir
The spectators are going back.
Kids play at the landing site at dusk
Monks converse with a woman and children
Paragliders who started late land last in Bir.
Sunset over Suja Village
The landing site empties.