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Riding through NW India to the highest roads in the world

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Leaving the beautiful Ladakh Valley for the lowlands

Once back to the Leh-Manali highway, I had to choose which way to get to Pakistan. The decision ended up being made for me by some pissed off taxi-driver mobs. I could either go back south the way I came … Continue reading

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Khardung La (worlds highest road) & Nubra Valley

The highest motor-able road in the world is reached by a road from Leh that snakes its way out of the valley . The views get better and better the higher you get, and more of the Indus valley comes … Continue reading

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Manali to Leh, Part II: Higher passes to heaven & gigantic landscapes

After crossing the Baralacha La, you come down into an open plain with still water, which reflects the surroundings. The landscape begins to take a different

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Manali to Leh, Part I: Crossing rivers and high altitude passes

I’ve wanted to make my way into the Kashmir region of India for a long time, and on a motorcycle has to be the best way to experience it. Deep up in the western Himalaya lies a magical place, a … Continue reading

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