“The Queen of Zangla” follows Kahtoola Owner Danny Giovale on a multi-week backpacking trip along the Zanskar River in the Indian Himalaya, where he observes the threats of climate change and road development on traditional Tibetan Buddhist culture. Click here to watch with sound.

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