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Travel Blogs from Patnitop
... chain slack using the crescent shaped metal pieces with ratchet looking notches round the edge. You're done!
Without further ado off we puttered in the direction of Kargil on NH1D. It was really nice hanging out with these guys. I have some Indian friends in Kuwait and wanted to do the ride here with them but at least I got to do this one with some similar aged people, as opposed to the Kiwis who are all late 50s early 60s (reminds me of the age ...
After a long day driving through the Kashmir Jammu state, we got to Patnitop and had to stop as it was dark and we were exhausted.
The day had covered many beautiful valleys and very long traffic jams in the monsoon damaged roads. There were so many trucks tooting and overtaking on blind turns. Definitely an extreme driving. All along the road grows wild cannabis plants, it literally grows like a weed here! It ...
... old Yungdrung monastery high on the mountain side, bathed in perfect light of late afternoon sun. We rode to the monastery and a monk unlocked the temples for us. The only light entered through some windows visible through open ceiling on next floor. It had the typical relics inside as well as an immense rolled up Thangka painting. The Thangka is displayed for just one day every 12 years. Today, we saw a large rolled up ...
... from Jammu were looking for precious stones or metals which were often hidden inside statues, but they quickly realized that these statues held none ... and so left them alone.
Alichi was originally in mandala form, and the main temple was the center of the mandala. Most of the ohter buildings have disappeared. The current site has begun to slope into the river. It is a UNESCO heritage site, but it was not clear if work is being done to stabilize ...
... this time with poor Tibetan refugees. And as usual I cowardly made myself scarce while Alan bargained and eventually bought the necklace for me. It is simple but beautiful and a lovely reminder of the very pleasant village of Alchi.
Drinks in the pavilion was a very enjoyable affair that evening. We had of course brought with us gin and scotch and despite our language problems were able to purchase some ...
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