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Friday, January 1, 2010

The Ladhak Odyssey 4

Part 4
Crossing the Khurdung.......

Towards Khardung La
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Famous sand mountains of Ladhak
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Driving between the clouds
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Roads are one of the many challenges during Tour de Ladhak
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Lifeline to Siachen
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Bikers making an attempt for Khardung Top
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Critical stop
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Towards the unknown
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Team and Terrain
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No Place Too Far !
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Caution you are entering snowbound area
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Abode of Gods
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around Khardung Top
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One of the highest motorable pass in the world
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At Khardung top ( in sub zero conditions )
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Finally.......made it !!!
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Tying a prayer flag for a safe crossing across Khardung
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Sign of things to come
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Camera testing at small army mess between a cup of Hot milk less tea and maggie
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New challenges
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Navigating snow
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Nubra Valley here we come...
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That's if we survive the descent....
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Tum jaa sakte ho to jaaoo - mein aur side nahi de sakta ( squeeze your Grande through this gap - I am not risking my life by going more towards the edge)
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Traversing through fresh snowfall..
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.....at 18000 feet
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Ah yes ...forgot .... the View )
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Now now guys we cant take it back home
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more view
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Nearing Diksit....That's not a snow field but desert sand .......Yes sand !!!...what a sudden change of scene
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