Hunder is a small village in the middle of the cold deserts of the Nubra Valley in Kashmir, India. It is a cold place with a desert that is actually very cold with sand dunes. Close to the disputed Siachen Glacier near the so-called border with Pakistan, it is an area tightly controlled by the Indian Army. The sand dunes and the desert is not exactly your Namibian-ish desert; still its rolling expanse is quite a sight especially being in the high altitude- it is cold! Even though the area surrounding the village is acrid and desolate, Hunder itself is quite an oasis famed for its orchards, nuts and flowers.