Travel Blogs from Manali
... us outside. I stepped onto the first step and got my picture taken. It was much smaller that the bath at Manikaran. There were just as many white hippies in the bath as Indians!!
We then drove through Old Manali to get to Hadimba Devi Temple. The road was barely big enough for one car, but was a two-way road!! It became quite apparent that this was a hippie town. There were all kinds of hippies and head shops everywhere. Bob Marley and Jim Morrison were ...
... our lunch spot and then had a level though tough 30 k to our second campsite at Nakartse. Here we found out that we couldn't get fuel for the generator as we needed a permit to purchase it. Oops. The sunset was gorgeous. The nit was cold. Day 4 Today we climbed to 5032 metres and Karo La. The gade was not horrific, but the altitude was really dragging me down. I'm so grateful to my roommate, Rick, for hanging back and encouraging me the last bit of the way. At ...
... and prayer flags playing in the wind between tent roofs. The Israeli couple were fading fast, and showing suspicious signs of sharing Dans digestive issue..
Our van disappeared for a good hour, which was just long enough for a cracking chowmein, a packet of biscuits and the beginnings of concern that we may have been left on a mountain..
Eventually our chariot reappeared after apparently having a puncture repaired, and it then took everybody a full ten ...
... Italiano and seeing as I’m now sworn off Indian food for a while I get my usual Bruscetta and a Caprese salad. Which in India makes no sense as you’re supposed to eat local and avoid salad and fruit with skin at all costs. But I’ve eaten hardly anything and dropped a good 9 pounds with being ill so I’m not letting it go to waste! Eating healthy surly can’t be bad? We head back to our hotel full of good food and have ...
... to Triund peak, Dal Lake and a nearby village, Dharamkot.
Xmas was lovely, we made a little Xmas tree from a pine branch and Dax wax, decorated with Mara's ankle bracelets and bindis and a sticker of Ganesh as an angel. ...
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